Abortion and Miscarriage: Methods and Causes


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A miscarriage occurs before which week of pregnancy?

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1. Which of the following is a risk factor that increases a woman's chances of having a miscarriage?

2. What is the most common cause of miscarriage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of the different ways in which a pregnancy can be ended. You will be quizzed on such topics as the factors and causes relating to these conditions and procedures.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • In what timeframe during a pregnancy a miscarriage can occur
  • Risk factors for and causes of a miscarriage
  • When a medical abortion can be utilized
  • Another term for miscarriage

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension: ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the differences between abortion and miscarriage
  • Information recall: access the knowledge you've gained to answer questions about how a miscarriage can occur
  • Distinguishing differences: compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as medical abortion and surgical abortion

Additional Learning

To learn more about these topics, review the accompanying lesson called Abortion and Miscarriage: Methods and Causes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • The difference between abortion and miscarriage
  • Genetic problems and miscarriage
  • Medical conditions that could be a factor for miscarriage
  • Abortion methods