The use of ultrasound criteria to confirm the diagnosis of early pregnancy loss was initially reported in the early s, shortly after vaginal ultrasonography became widely available.
The following recommendations are based on limited or inconsistent scientific evidence Level B:
Educational materials instructing the patient on when and who to call for excessive bleeding and prescriptions for pain medications should be provided.
Patients should be counseled about the risks and benefits of each option.
Description: Timing of elective repeat cesarean delivery at term and neonatal outcomes. Expectant, medical, or surgical management of first-trimester miscarriage: