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Content Tagged: pregnancy

I’m in my early 30s and I recently had a miscarriage at 6 weeks. What usually causes a miscarriage? Will I still be able to get pregnant in the future or will it be harder because I’ve had a miscarriage? My mom had several miscarriages before she had me. Are miscarriages hereditary?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada.  First of all this miscarriage was not your fault. Miscarriages are very common, in fact approximately 1 in 4 women will experience a miscarriage. For a variety of reasons women offer suffer in silence after a miscarriage. […]

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Making sure I don’t get pregnant

My name is Greta and I’m 22 years old. My friends and I were at a Halloween party on campus and we ran into a cute guy named Daniel, who I’ve always had a crush on. It was a great night. We were flirting and laughing and ended up going home together when the party […]

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Woman with two wombs still able to have a baby

When Jane Woodhead, 38, went for a routine pap smear, she was very surprised to be told that she has two uteruses and two cervixes. Despite having yearly pap smears for many years, this very rare condition, called uterus didelphys, had never been discovered. About 3% of women are born with this condition that is […]

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Cutting the caffeine: Giving up coffee while we’re trying to get pregnant

My partner Sam and I love our morning ritual: we wake up early, go for a run, and then grab large lattes on our way home. We sip our drinks, read the morning paper, and then get ready for work. I’ll often grab another large coffee mid-morning, and on a long workday, I’ll have another […]

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