Treating an identified cause
Sometimes the cause of a miscarriage can be identified. In these cases, it may be possible to have treatment to prevent this causing any more miscarriages.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), also known as Hughes syndrome, is a condition that causes blood clots. It can be treated with medication.
Research has shown that a combination of aspirin and heparin (a medicine used to prevent blood clots) can improve pregnancy outcomes in women with the condition.
Read more about treating antiphospholipid syndrome.
A weakened cervix, also known as cervical insufficiency, can be treated with an operation to put a small stitch of strong thread around your cervix to keep it closed.
This is usually carried out after the first 12 weeks of your pregnancy.