A sudden loss of women pregnancy during first three months of gestation is normally considered as miscarriage. It is painful on both the levels physical as well as an emotional level. When a woman undergoes through this particular situation, she needs proper care with love and affection.
Miscarriage is a common type of Pregnancy loss which occurs because the fetus is not developing normally. This is the most unfortunate condition that can not be reversed. A cause of miscarriage varies from person to person. The primary cause of miscarriage is the underlying health of the mother.
1. Signs and Symptoms of a Miscarriage
Signs and indications depend on the stage of Pregnancy. Some common symptoms are:
- Back pain
- Vaginal bleeding
- Severe abdominal pain
Note: If you endure any of these symptoms during Pregnancy immediately consult a doctor.
2. Different Causes of Miscarriage
When you are pregnant, your body sends various nutrients to developing fetus which helps it to grow usually. But most of the miscarriage happen because of underdevelopment of the fetus.
There are some factors responsible for under development of a fetus; here we will discuss some of the factors.
i) Chromosome Issues
Many studies conclude that at least half of the miscarriages happen due to chromosome issues like abnormal division of embryo cells and due to damaged egg or sperm. If someone has a problem with placenta can also lead to a miscarriage.
There are some chromosome abnormalities
- Intrauterine fetal demise: Embryo forms but stop developing.
- Blighted ovum: No embryo forms at all.
- Molar Pregnancy: This is a rare situation which develops because of abnormality in the growth of the placenta.
- Partial Molar Pregnancy
3. External Health Conditions
Many external conditions like lifestyle habits affect Pregnancy. Some of the lifestyle conditions which can interfere with fetus development are:
- Drug and alcohol use
- Poor diet
- Thyroid diseases
- Diabetes (Uncontrolled)
- Cervix problems
- Shape of womb
- High blood pressure
- Certain medications
Note: when you are pregnant do not take any medicine without consulting your doctor.
4. Various Risk Factors
There is certain risk factor leads to increased chances of miscarriage.
- Radiation exposure
- Drug use
- Alcohol abuse
- Excessive use of caffeine
- Being underweight and overweight etc.
If someone conceives after the age of 40 years, have more chances of miscarriage.
5. Preventions of Miscarriage
It is not possible to control all miscarriages; miscarriage does not mean that you will not conceive again. You can have a healthy pregnancy after miscarriage.
To have a healthy baby, you need to take good prenatal care of yourself for the sake of your un-bourn baby.
To enjoy your motherhood and to eliminate the chances of miscarriage you need to follow the following instructions.
- Do not drink smoke and take drugs while pregnant
- Keep your body fit and healthy with exercise
- Manage your weight
- Maintain proper hygiene to prevent the development of infections.
- Say no to caffeine
- Take medicines that are recommended by your doctor to ensure healthy developing a fetus.
- Last but not the least, eat a healthy and well-balanced diet with lots of vegetables and fruits.
6. Recovering From Miscarriage
After a miscarriage you might experience following symptoms:
- Vaginal Bleeding
- Cramps and abdominal pain
- Discomfort in the breasts
You will resume your periods within few weeks after a miscarriage, after a miscarriage you need to take very good care of your self to get back to normal life routine. In this crucial period you, need to eat healthy and nutritious to prepare your body for next Pregnancy.
It is great to listen to your body at this point in time to overcome physically as well as emotionally from this grief and sorrow.
Follow the following tips:
7. Getting Pregnant Again
It is beneficial to take help of a doctor in making a conception plan to get pregnant again. Your doctor will examine your body by doing many examinations like:
- Blood tests
- Chromosome tests
- Pelvic exams
- And ultrasound
After all these tests, your doctor will tell you whether your body can conceive again or you should weight for a couple of months.
We hope this article will be informational for you if you are pregnant take a very good prenatal care to enjoy healthy and happy motherhood.
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