Miscarriage as the involuntary loss of an embryo or fetus before it reaches 20 weeks of gestation.

A miscarriage refers to the natural ending of a pregnancy before the embryo or fetus is developed enough to survive outside the womb, typically defined as before 20 weeks. It can be a deeply emotional and physically challenging experience for the would-be parents. In the context of employment, understanding miscarriage is important for compassionate leave policies and workplace support.

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