Blighted ovum: The reason some women miscarry

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Warning: this video has descriptions of miscarriage that some viewers may find upsetting.

Loise Nyagol lost three pregnancies in five years through a condition known as an anembryonic pregnancy, or blighted ovum.

This is when, during pregnancy, the embryo fails to grow leading to a miscarriage at 8-13 weeks.

Despite the devastation she has experienced, Loise is hopeful that one day she will be able to have a baby.

She shared her experience with BBC Life Clinic.

Video editor: Gloria Achieng

Shoot edit: Eugene Osidiana

Reporter: Millicent Akeyo

Source – BBC News – Africa

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