'To every woman who has gone through this, you are not alone' - A reader's touching story of miscarriage

2019-09-03 09:32

"People have told me things like 'at least it happened early', 'it wasn't really a baby yet', 'you can try again', 'at least you know you can get pregnant', 'it just wasn't meant to be'. I hate all of these responses."

How men’s damaged sperm could play a significant role in recurrent miscarriage

2019-06-20 07:49

Recurrent miscarriage is typically defined as the loss of three or more pregnancies in a row. As the mother carries the pregnancy, the traditional belief has been that the underlying cause of miscarriage resides with her. But the quality of a father’s sperm plays a significant role too.

Hilaria Baldwin: Opening up about miscarriage made it 'less scary'

2019-05-17 07:50

Hilaria Baldwin talks about how sharing her experience of miscarriage made it less "scary".

Pregnant women who work at night face miscarriage risk

2019-04-13 15:00

Melatonin has been shown to play an important role in a successful pregnancy, and it's possible that exposure to light at night disrupts a woman's body clock, reducing the release of melatonin.

Officials see no link between miscarriage risk and flu shots

2019-03-15 15:17

Health officials say new research has not found a miscarriage risk for women who get annual flu shots.

A grieving mom's Twitter post exposes the spooky reality of being an Internet user

2018-12-13 11:39

After the devastating loss of her baby, this mom penned an open letter to all tech companies, casting a much-needed light on the reality of living life on online.

Twins who’d both suffered miscarriages give birth to daughters on same day

2018-11-12 15:48

These identical twins never thought they’d give birth on the same day!

"Infertility is a silent killer, just like cancer – it eats at your soul, as cancer eats at your body"

2018-09-10 09:32

Talischa Towsen wrote in to tell us about her struggle with infertility after relating to another reader's letter. "It feels like I'm failing," she writes. "Months have turned into years."

Chinese authorities are offering wedding subsidies and cash payments to lure 'high quality' women into having more babies

2018-07-31 20:58

After scrapping the "one-child policy" in 2016, China had hoped a baby boom would hit but women still aren't having children.

Mpho Letsholenyane on her miscarriage

2018-07-12 14:29

Mpho Letsholenyane frees herself from pain and guilt of losing her unborn child


Even a little drinking while pregnant ups miscarriage odds

2019-08-28 16:50

A modest amount of alcohol use during pregnancy has a meaningful impact on miscarriage risk.

How anti-anxiety medication could heighten miscarriage risk

2019-05-27 12:19

According to a study, when prescribing benzodiazepines, doctors must balance the severity of a pregnant woman's mood problem against possible harm to the developing foetus.

Sperm DNA damage may lead to repeat miscarriages

2019-04-22 15:00

A new study found that men in couples with recurrent pregnancy loss had twice as much sperm DNA damage and four times the amount reactive oxygen species compared to a control group.

Oral sex with men might be linked to a reduced risk of miscarriage

2019-04-06 10:27

A new study suggests that oral sex with men could lower a woman's chance of miscarriage, potentially due to properties in men's semen.

Common yeast infection treatment tied to miscarriage and birth defects

2019-03-01 06:30

New research suggests the use of common yeast infection treatment may raise a pregnant woman's odds for miscarriage, or the odds that her baby may have a heart defect.

Groom cancels wedding after hearing bride-to-be’s heartless response to sister’s miscarriage news

2018-12-05 13:32

A bridezilla’s wedding was cancelled after her groom-to-be heard about her cruel response to the news that her sister had a miscarriage.

Have you suffered a miscarriage? This is how you and your partner can work through it

2018-10-09 11:53

Coping with a loss like this is hard, but it can be done with the right support.

What exactly is adenomyosis — and how is it linked to infertility?

2018-08-28 14:24

Gabrielle Union was recently diagnosed with the disease.

Everything you need to know about sex after a miscarriage

2018-07-30 11:33

Just because your body is ready doesn't mean you are.

‘Never give up hope’: Sharks player Ross Geldenhuys and wife Madelein thought they'd never have kids – now tells of four 'miracles'

2018-07-05 16:11

Sharks prop Ross Geldenhuys and his wife Madelein feel blessed to have four children - despite her having polycystic ovary syndrome.

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