The first sign of a miscarriage is bleeding from your vagina. You may have some light spotting, or it can be very heavy bleeding that goes on for several days. You might have tummy pain too.
For more information, see our section – Symptoms of miscarriage.
You probably won’t need to go to hospital after a miscarriage as it will usually happen naturally, in its own time. But if you’re still bleeding after two weeks, your doctor may arrange for you to have another scan, and possibly, treatment. You might need to go to hospital for some surgery.
For more information, see our section – Management of miscarriage.
A miscarriage can be devastating for both you and your partner and it’s important that you get the support you need. This starts with a follow-up appointment with your GP or other health professional. They can talk things through with you and may refer you for counselling or tell you where you can get further support.
For more information, see our section – After a miscarriage.
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