It's sad to realize that not all pregnancies can be carried to term, and even sadder to experience this loss yourself. The initial euphoria of finding out you're pregnant is suddenly replaced by fear, dread and grief.

A variety of factors out of the pregnant person's control can cause miscarriage, including chromosomal abnormalities, viral or bacterial infection and environmental pollutants. One factor that causes miscarriage but is not widely discussed due to its rareness is a molar pregnancy.

What is a molar pregnancy?

A molar pregnancy is a condition where there are issues affecting a zygote or fertilized egg. As a result of these issues, the fetus and its placenta do not develop normally following conception.

This complication occurs