People say a lot of things about what does and does not cause miscarriages, and a lot of it can be confusing. Even doctors vary in their opinions about what they consider fact and what they consider myths when it comes to the causes of miscarriage. For example, one physician might tell you that stress can cause miscarriages, while another might claim this to be a myth.
The truth is usually somewhere in the middle. The following are common claims that are out there about miscarriage causes and risk factors. Before you get started, it may help to read up on the difference between a cause and a risk factor when it comes to miscarriage.