Can stress cause a miscarriage?

The main cause of miscarriage is often genetic. This is because after the egg is fertilised by the sperm, an embryo with the correct genetic information has not been created. In these instances, being a non-viable embryo, the pregnancy naturally ends.

Stress can affect the mother’s overall well-being, hampering the pregnancy experience, but under no circumstances will it be a cause of miscarriage.

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