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Age of Parents-to-Be a Factor in Miscarriage Risk
A woman who experienced bleeding in early pregnancy is at risk of having a miscarriage. But that risk goes up if she's older, has a previous history of miscarriage and a low blood progesterone (hormonal) level during pregnancy, according to a first of its kind study of pregnant women in Singapore. In this study, early pregnancy bleeding resulted in complete miscarriage in about one in four women.