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80% of miscarriages in the first trimester are caused by chromosomal abnormalities. This is a problem where the sperm and the egg come together and they do not form 23 pairs of chromosomes. The most common chromosomal abnormality seen in first-trimester miscarriages is where there are 3 chromosomes (instead of 2)...Read More
Besides the obvious - lighter and more predictable periods - birth control pills can help to decrease anemia and keep you from having ovarian cysts. A woman on birth control pills for 10 years or more has an 80% decreased chance of ovarian cancer.
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A cesarean section can affect your next pregnancy in numerous ways. Some doctors are reluctant to allow a patient to have a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean section). There is a risk that when you’re in labor and attempting a vaginal delivery, the uterine incision can rupture. This is a medical emergency and thankfully...Read More