Yes, it is a type of miscarriage known as blighted ovum or anembryonic pregnancy, in which the pregnancy loss occurs so early that the woman was still unaware that she was pregnant. It can occur in cryptic pregnancies as well. Read: What Causes a Blighted Ovum? – Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment.
Can you be pregnant and miscarry without knowing it?
By Andrea Rodrigo B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 02/02/2018
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.