Early miscarriage (within the first 3 months) is a common condition in pregnant women. Therefore, pregnant mothers need to understand the common causes of this state to avoid and have a healthy fetus.
- Chromosome abnormalities
Chromosome disproportionate is the cause of at least 60% miscarriage cases. Chromosomes are tiny structures found in every cell, which carries the genes of people; each of us has 23 chromosomes with a half from the mother and a half from the father. When sperm meets egg, perhaps the egg or sperm are fault that chromosomes cannot be matched together properly. In this case, the fertilized embryo will have chromosomal abnormalities and pregnancy will often end soon, or miscarriage. Mothers who are miscarried twice or more may inspect their chromosomes to identify or eliminate the causes of miscarriage.
- Cervical insufficiency
If your uterus is deformed, the embryo cannot nest on the wall of the uterus and cannot get enough nutrients to survive as well, causing miscarriages. Cervical abnormalities account for about 10% of the miscarriage’s cause. When you feel anything unusual, you should see your doctor as soon as possible for advices.
- Immune Disorder
In some cases, the fetus is not accepted by the mother’s body. Phospholipid, an antibody attack the tissues of the body including the fetus, is said to be the cause of many unexplained miscarriages cases.
There have been many studies done on this issue. Although these treatments may be stuck at the trial but there are a number cases which are successfully treated with aspirin, heparin (blood thinning substances) and certain steroids.
Many harmful microorganisms at genitals of both men and women can cause miscarriage including mycoplasma hominies and Urea plasma urealyticum.
In women, the bacteria infection can cause endometrium inflammation, making the fetus not develop. This bacterial infection doesn’t leave any symptoms and it can only be discovered through microbiological testing.
- Lifestyle (tobacco, alcohol, drug abuse, environmental toxins)
Nicotine is delivered though the placenta and prevents the blood supply to the fetus. Smokers (including passive smoking) have the miscarriage rate twice higher than people who do not expose to tobacco. Besides, the use of drugs and drinking alcohol in pregnant the stage can also cause miscarriage.
Abandon all harmful habits before your birth plan because it will help increase the rate of a healthy pregnancy and be safe for both you and your children. If you are concerned about your living environment, so ask your doctor to advice.
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