5 Symptoms Of Early Miscarriage

5 Symptoms Of Early Miscarriage

Medically, a miscarriage is defined as the expulsion of a fetus before it is viable, especially between the third and seventh months of pregnancy. Usually, it is a spontaneous or unplanned expulsion of a fetus.

In essence, miscarriage happens unexpectedly when a pregnant woman least expects it. Therefore, recognising the signs of a possible miscarriage early enough and going to your doctor immediately could save a life.

Here are the possible signs of a miscarriage.

Vaginal Bleeding

When there is vaginal bleeding, it is a sure sign that a miscarriage has happened or it is happening. Yet, during this time it is absolutely too late to save the fetus. The reasons for this range from an embryo is not developing as it should because it lacks enough Chromosome. These problems usually happen for no reason and it is not the fault of the mother.

Abdominal Pain

Usually, the pain is located in the abdomen, pelvic area, or lower back. It can be mild or severe, similar to period-like pains. It may be difficult to distinguish the pain as it is normal to experience some amount of pain in a pregnancy term as your body, abdominal muscles are moving around and stretching to accommodate your baby.

Less Pregnancy Symptoms

If you notice reduced pregnancy symptoms and you know that should be experiencing them like, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness. please contact your doctor and have your self-looked at.

Reduced Baby Activity

Most miscarriages happen within the first 20weeks but it is not uncommon for it to happen much further into a pregnancy. Signs following this can be when you notice the reduced movement of the baby inside. If the baby doesn’t kick or move around anymore.

Hormone Imbalance

This may be genetic or not. Having a test to ascertain whether your hormones are sufficient enough or are in the right balance to support a pregnancy is highly recommended in a pregnancy.

Infections or illness in the mother

This isn’t a sign per say, but it has a big part to play. If you have a certain illness, Cancer, Diabetes, this is very likely to affect the life of your baby.

Alcohol Consumption

You are putting your life and that of your unborn child at risk when your intake of alcohol is very high during a pregnancy. It is strongly advisable not to take any alcohol at all before or during pregnancy.

It is highly recommended that you always go see a health care provider during any stage of your pregnancy to ensure an optimal development of you and your baby. And you will be glad you did.

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