Late Miscarriage

Sydney Johnson, Morgan Roney

What is it?

Doctors describe a late miscarriage as one that happens after 12 weeks and before 24 weeks of pregnancy. However in reality for many parents who have suffered a late miscarriage the word "miscarriage" doesn't properly capture the gravity an impact of their loss.

What causes it?

Late miscarriages are more likely then early miscarriages to be linked to a health problem with the mom to be, of all miscarriages about one in 100 happens later in pregnancy.

What are the symptoms of a miscarriage?

Bleeding which progresses from light to heavy

Severe cramps

Abdominal pain



Back pain