Video appunto: Miscarriage and Caesarean


The word miscarriage means the unexpected loss, or expulsion, of a baby before it is born. The unborn baby ¬ fetus ¬ is not developed enough to survive outside of the mother's womb.
Ex: The woman was four months pregnant when she had the miscarriage. She was disappointed not to become a mother.

Ex: She had already decorated the nursery when she lost the baby to an unexpected miscarriage.
A miscarriage of justice is a popular phrase used to describe an injustice or failure to achieve the desired effect.
Ex: The judge's decision to let the guilty criminal out of jail was a miscarriage of justice. Everyone in this town thinks like that.


When a woman is unable to deliver a baby through natural childbirth, a surgical procedure called a Caesarean is used to birth the baby. A surgeon cuts the wall of the abdomen and uterus to remove the full grown fetus. A Caesarean is commonly referred to as a C-sections, or Caesarean section. The word is frequently capitalized and can also be spelled cesarean.
Ex: Susan had a difficult time recovering from her Caesarean. The surgery left her tired and sore, and she still had a newborn baby to care for.
Ex: I wanted to give birth naturally, but my doctor recommended having a Caesarean to reduce the risk to the baby.
The word Caesarean can also be used to describe anything having to do with the Roman Caesars, and Julius Caesar in particular.
Ex: When I saw the crown in the museum, I knew immediately that it dated back to the Caesarean period. I had seen a similar one on the head of Julius Caesar in my textbook.