Comforting Words For Mothers Who Have Miscarried

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on his Facebook page in 2015 that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were expecting their first child together. In that same post he revealed that along the way they had suffered three miscarriages. He wrote: You feel so hopeful when you learn you're … [Read more...]

Misconceptions About Miscarriages

Feeling lonely after a miscarriage? You’re not alone. Many women feel alone, guilty and ashamed when they have a miscarriage. One survey on public perceptions of miscarriages found that most people believe that miscarriages only happen in 5% of pregnancies. In fact, miscarriages happen in … [Read more...]

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Miscarriage

Miscarriages are more common than you may think. In fact, around 15% of confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage. However, they are rarely discussed. Facing a miscarriage is a heartbreaking experience for any family, but knowing the signs and symptoms of miscarriage can help mothers recognize … [Read more...]

Chemical BPA May Increase Miscarriage Risk

New research indicates that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might increase the risk of miscarriage in women, reports the Washington Post. BPA, short for bisphenol-A, and certain other environmental chemicals can have weak, hormone-like effects. The … [Read more...]