Spontaneous abortions possibly related to ingestion of nitrate-contaminated well water--LaGrange
- Breaking the silence: An agenda for a feminist discourse of pregnancy loss. Layne, Linda L. // Feminist Studies;Summer97, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p289
Examines taboos and the silence of the popular culture surrounding pregnancy loss. Focus on the role of biomedicine and Christianity amidst pregnancy loss; Relation to one another; Experience by a woman who underwent a miscarriage at the hands of indifferent medical personnel.
- New ways to prevent miscarriages. Berkman, S.; Mark, E.R. // Good Housekeeping;Jan91, Vol. 212 Issue 1, p171
Describes several causes of miscarriages which have recently come to light, all of which are treatable or preventable. Uterine abnormalities; Infection; Hormonal imbalance.
- Misgivings. Kellough-Pollock, Janet // Herizons;Spring97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p28
Presents an account of the author's experience with spontaneous abortion. Feelings experienced during the physical process; Miscarriage as a relief; Need for women to be encouraged to express their feelings; Other people's reactions to the situation.
- Recurrent spontaneous abortion: Evaluation and management. Rand, Scott E. // American Family Physician;12/1/93, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p1451
Evaluates the possible etiologies of recurrent spontaneous abortion. Relation to anatomic, genetic, infectious, immunologic, endocrine, environmental or psychologic problems; Psychosocial support.
- New hope. Fischer, A. // Redbook;Mar90, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p136
Presents a medical update of how doctors are finally solving the mysteries of miscarriage. Why one in three pregnancies fail; How more and more women who have miscarried are finally giving birth; Examples of women who've miscarried. INSET: What mothers-to-be should know.;Healing the hurt..
- The miscarriage. Austin-Smith, Brenda // Canadian Dimension;May/Jun98, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p45
Presents information on miscarriages. How some people view miscarriages; Lack of general information on miscarriages; Experience of the author when she had a miscarriage; Percentage of pregnancies which end up in a miscarriage.
- Easing the loss. Miller, Susan Katz // New Scientist;4/17/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1869, Mind & Body p17
Reports that, with the help of an ultrasound scan, doctors could tell several weeks ahead when a miscarriage will be inevitable and then offer counselling. Women's acceptance of the screening; Miscarriage as a genetic problem.
- A medical mystery. Becker, M.; Hager, M. // Newsweek;8/15/88, Vol. 112 Issue 7, p49
Reports on the research being done to understand how and why miscarriages occur. Discusses new technologies, such as ultrasound and blood studies, to detect abnormalities, and the effects of external causes, such as bacterial infections, on a fetus' development. Research; Treatments.
- A pastoral and theological response to losses in pregnancy. Peterman, J.S. // Christian Century;9/9/87 - 9/16/87, Vol. 104 Issue 25, p750
Describes how the loss of a baby during pregnancy is a death that needs to be mourned by the family and is an occasion for the communal sharing and healing of grief. Development of the baby determining the sense of loss; Role of church.