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How can we treat threatened miscarriages?

We have begun using progetogens to reduce the risk of miscarriage. This significantly decreases the rate of miscarriage compared to placebo. How common are miscarriages? Miscarriages occur in 15 to 20% of pregnancies. A “threatened” miscarriage is defined as any … Continue reading

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Does exercise increase miscarriage?

Regular exercise for up to seven or more hours per week is NOT associated with increased rates of miscarriage in the first or second trimester.  Woman can do low or high-intensity exercise including aerobics, jogging, cycling and swimming without risk of … Continue reading

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Is caffeine harmful to a pregnancy? How much can you safely have?

British Medical Journal published a study of 2,635 low-risk pregnant patients, their caffeine consumption amounts, and pregnancy outcomes.  The results were pretty interesting.   The study was performed because past studies had shown that caffeine use of more than 300 mg a … Continue reading

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