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You have had a miscarriage. This is the unplanned end of a pregnancy before the baby is able to live outside the womb. You may have experienced a shock to your system, both physically and emotionally . Because of this, you may not feel well for a few days. Your body is going through changes, and you can expect mood swings. When you are ready, start back to your normal routine.
Return to work or your daily routines when you feel ready. This might be right away, or you may want to wait a few days.
Take showers instead of tub baths. This helps prevent infection. Ask your doctor when you can take baths again.
Avoid strenuous exercise, such as aerobics or running, until the bleeding slows to the rate of a normal period.
Don’t have sexual intercourse or use tampons or douches until your doctor says it’s okay.
Get emotional support. Ask your doctor about support groups in your area. Many women find it helpful to talk to other women who have had a miscarriage.
Make a follow-up appointment with your doctor as directed by our staff.
Call your doctor right away if you have any of the following:
Fever above 101.5°F or chills
Bright red vaginal bleeding or a smelly discharge
Vaginal bleeding that soaks more than one menstrual pad per hour