Month: October 2021

I Had a Miscarriage, What is Wrong With Me?

Of clinically recognized pregnancies, about 8-20% results in a “miscarriage”. Medical terminology for miscarriage is a “spontaneous abortion” which is defined by a pregnancy loss at less than 20 weeks into the pregnancy. The term “abortion” holds a stigma that deems it synonymous with “elective abortion”, which is why most people prefer the term miscarriage. …

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Contraception Misconception

While about 60-70% of women in their reproductive age use contraception, approximately 99% of women in the United States have used contraception at some point in their life1. Needless to say, contraception plays a pivotal role in managing undesired pregnancies. It is estimated that about 50% of pregnancies in the United States are unintended. Contraception …

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