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1

miscarriage is also called___

spontaneous abortion

2

a mom calls the doctors office and tells you she is seeing small amounts of blood on her panties. what do you tell her?

spotting is common during pregnancy

3

what are 2 manifestations together that are indicative of miscarriage?

bleeding AND cramping

4

the 3 S/S Of a misscariage:

1- bleeding

2- cramping

3- backache

5

when the HCG levels start dropping, why do we worry?

keeps you pregnant

6

TX include?

-bed rest
-abstinence from sex
-may have to be sedated

7

what is a dilatation and curettage?

when the doc goes in and removes any remaining products of conception