“Prevention is better than Cure”. This is applicable to most of the lifestyle diseases and other health issues. When this comes to abortion the sad side is that, there is no perfect option to avoid abortion. You can try some preventive measures such plenty of bed rest for a positive outcome. Read about How to Prevent a Miscarriage, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Abortion in early pregnancy.
What is Miscarriage ?
The term Miscarriage is used for a pregnancy that ends on its own, within the first 20 weeks of gestation. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will end in miscarriage.
Most Common Causes of Miscarriage
- Chromosomal Abnormalities
- Uterine Abnormalities and Incompetent Cervix
- Immunologic Disorders
- Untreated Illnesses Such as Thyroid Problems &
- and Uncontrolled Diabetes
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
- Bacterial Infections from mycoplasma hominis and ureaplasma urealyticum
- Lifestyle with Cigarettes, Alcohol, Drugs
- Environmental Toxins from farms, operating rooms, dental offices and hospital laboratories
Signs and Symptoms of Miscarriage
If you are experiencing menstrual-like cramps or severe abdominal pain and bleeding in early pregnancy, call for medical help to rule out an abortion. Some may experience weight loss, white pink mucous, sudden loss of pregnancy signs etc. The bleeding will be Brown or bright red with or without cramps. Some women experience Tissue with clot like material passing from the vagina.
Treatment of Miscarriage
A dilated cervix with all other symptoms may indicates early miscarriage and most of the time, you won’t require any medical treatment. In some cases, a procedure called dilation and curettage (D&C) need to be done to remove the embryonic tissue. The earlier you are in the pregnancy, the more likely that your body will expel all the fetal tissue by itself. Prevent hemorrhaging and/or infection is most important in treating an abortion.
Try these Tips to Prevent a Miscarriage
- Keep your abdomen safe
- Limit or eliminate caffeine
- Have a healthy Diet
- Avoid Stress and be calm
- Keep your body weight within healthy limits
- Have your folic acid supplement daily
- Do not smoke or be around smoke
- Avoid alcohol and drugs
- Avoid environmental hazards such as radiation and x-rays
- Keep a distance from people with infectious disease
- Avoid contact sports or activities that have risk of injury