Threatened abortion is vaginal bleeding and symptoms that suggest that a woman is at an increased risk of
miscarriage. It happens during the first 3 months (or 20 weeks) of pregnancy. While some women will have bleeding in early pregnancy, a woman may or may not miscarry.
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