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Approximately 20% of confirmed pregnancies end in loss.  The most common cause of miscarriage is chromosomal abnormalities, followed by genetic mutations. Combined they cause the overwhelming majority of first trimester miscarriages.  Our species is particularly chromosomally unstable, as many as 70% of all conceptions are not viable.  Many conceptions are lost – the fertilised ovum […]

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When to confirm a pregnancy and when to share the news that you are pregnant are, of course, personal decisions.  What might be right for an individual woman varies according to her unique situation and personality.  But there are social norms, unspoken (or spoken) rules that many women follow, that many women feel they have […]

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