Can anyone have miscarriage?
Even the healthiest woman can have a miscarriage. There are, however, a number of risk factors for miscarriage, including: 1) Age - older women are more likely to have a miscarriage. 2) Smoking, alcohol and illicit drug use. 3) Weight - being obese or underweight. 4) Invasive prenatal pregnancy diagnostic tests including amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling. 5) Some medical conditions, including uncontrolled diabetes.