Effects of Having a Miscarriage


By Molly Clifton

Women who need extra help to get pregnant are more likely to experience psychological trauma if they miscarry.

Researchers at the University of Hong Kong monitored 150 women, half who conceived naturally and half who needed assistance.

They compared the mental wellbeing of women after miscarriage, and they found those who needed help getting pregnant experienced significantly higher levels of depression, anxiety and stress up to 3 months later.


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