Ask Sofia: Why did I miscarry?
A miscarriage of a pregnancy can happen for a variety of reasons, and early pregnancy loss, in particular, is more common than most people realize: it happens in 10 to 30 percent of pregnancies, and is more common as women get older. About 80 percent of miscarriages occur in the first trimester, chiefly due to abnormal chromosomal development in the baby, something that is pre-determined at the time of conception. This means that nothing you could have done would have changed the outcome of the pregnancy.Read more
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month
Shining a light for moms and families, on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in every time zone across the world, a wave of candle light will honor Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day to “remember our babies.” On that day and throughout Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October, Clinic Sofia offers support and resources for anyone who has experienced a miscarriage, loss of an infant, stillbirth or ectopic pregnancy.Read more