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Why have I had a miscarriage?

It is really important to understand that in most cases, we just don’t know why miscarriage occurs, and it is unlikely that you have done something to cause a miscarriage.

Research tells us that around 50-80% of miscarriages result from random chromosomal abnormalities, which occur more frequently in the sperm and eggs of people over the age of 35. Women who experience miscarriage due to a random chromosomal abnormality have a high chance of a later healthy pregnancy.

Below are links to pages that discuss the things research has shown to increase your risk of miscarriage, and factors you can undergo testing and investigations for.

Last Updated: October 20th, 2022