A pregnancy that ends abruptly in miscarriage can be devastating—not to mention brings up concerns about the prospect of future fertility. “Will this keep happening to me?” You may wonder. “Was there anything I could have done to prevent this?” Dr. Ricardo Yazigi from our Towson, MD and Bel Air,
Shady Grove Fertility’s Director of Psychological Services, Sharon Covington, joined NPR’s Here & Now podcast to discuss the emotional impact of suffering a miscarriage or miscarriages. Read the transcript below or listen to the interview by clicking the link below. Listen to the full podcast episode: link Host: “In 2015,
A miscarriage is a common experience, but that doesn’t make it any less heartbreaking. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and SGF reminds you we are there for you at every turn providing support services and community resources to help and encourage you on your road to parenthood. Having
by Jason G. Bromer, MD Are miscarriages considered a fertility issue? It is a common misconception that women who have miscarriages are just fine because they “can get pregnant.” In fact, having multiple miscarriages is a very specific type of fertility problem that affects 1-3% of all couples. Why exactly
Studies show miscarriages are fairly common, 1 in 4 pregnancies will result in a miscarriage. What are less common are the number of couples that experience multiple miscarriage or recurrent pregnancy loss. According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), only about 5% of couples will have 2 miscarriages
Coping with the loss of a child is one of worst nightmares any parent can image. When the loss is of an infant or a yet unborn child, “you are grieving prospectively; that is, you are grieving the hope and dreams of what you believed was to come,” Sharon N.
by Dr. Naveed Khan, MD The air in the office is filled with sadness. Two of our patients had miscarriages this morning. The first patient had conceived after her first cycle of IVF. The baby started off growing a little slowly and by today stopped growing altogether. The second lovely