spontaneous abortion


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spontaneous abortion

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Noun1.spontaneous abortion - a natural loss of the products of conceptionspontaneous abortion - a natural loss of the products of conception
abortion - termination of pregnancy
habitual abortion - repeated spontaneous abortion (often for no known reason)
imminent abortion, threatened abortion - the appearance of symptoms that signal the impending loss of the products of conception
incomplete abortion, partial abortion - termination of pregnancy without expulsion of all of the products of conception
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An individual's support system may help mitigate the potentially traumatic effects of a spontaneous abortion.
The results of this study do not show a definite cause and effect for spontaneous abortions, but it is recommended that pregnant women use caffeine in moderation.
One woman had two spontaneous abortions and three still births.
For young people, the spontaneous abortion rate is much higher than cancer.
Like the Lai study, it also dealt with a very comprehensive list of reproductive factors, including induced and spontaneous abortion.
The authors found a doubling of risk for spontaneous abortion within that 28-day exposure window, but no association if the vaccination took place outside that period.
While the qualifier 'primarily' has been deleted from the definition of contraceptives allegedly causing spontaneous abortions, the law still reiterates that written parental consent for minors is needed to be able to access contraceptives.
Several recent reports in large, diverse Populations (2-5) have demonstrated that the vaccine does not increase the risk of spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, preterm delivery, or congenital anomalies.
Writing in the journal, the team concluded: "Use of macrolides (excluding erythromycin), quinolones, tetracyclines, sulphonamides and metronidazole during early pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of spontaneous abortion.
Studies have shown that Listeria monocytogenes can cause spontaneous abortion.
Objective: To determine the sociocultural factors that have effect on spontaneous abortion in Burdur, Turkey.
Adverse events indicated in patient's obstetric history like spontaneous abortion significantly increases the risk of subsequent pregnancy loss.