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Discussing miscarriage can be emotionally charged and should be approached with sensitivity. SlideThey spoke in hushed tones about her recent miscarriage.
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Use 'miscarriage' to refer to a specific medical event, not a voluntary termination of pregnancy. SlideThe doctor confirmed it was a miscarriage, not an elective procedure.
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'Miscarriage' is not a synonym for 'stillbirth', which refers to loss after 20 weeks of pregnancy. SlideShe had a miscarriage at 12 weeks, not a stillbirth.