MISCARRIAGE

General Infomation
Definition: 

Miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week. About 10 to 20 percent of pregnancies in Kenya end in miscarriage. The actual number is much higher because many miscarriages occur so early in pregnancy that a woman doesn't even know she's pregnant.

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Ending a pregnancy without a baby to hold in your arms is heartbreaking. At Neem Foundation Herbal clinic, we take a step to educate you and let you understand the cause of miscarriage, risks and what medical care might be needed.

Symptoms: 

Signs and symptoms of Miscarriages:

• Vaginal spotting or bleeding (although spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy is fairly common)
• Pain or cramping in your abdomen or lower back
• Fluid or tissue passing from your vagina

Keep in mind that spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy is common. In most cases, women who experience light bleeding in the first trimester go on to have successful pregnancies. Sometimes even heavier bleeding doesn't result in miscarriage.

Some women who miscarry develop an infection in their uterus. If you experience this infection, also called a septic miscarriage, you may then also experience:
• Fever
• Chills
• Body aches
• Vaginal discharge that's thick and has a foul odor

See a doctor if you experience:
• Bleeding, even light spotting
• A gush of fluid from your vagina without pain or bleeding
• Passing of tissue from the vagina

Carry any tissue that comes out to your doctor's office in a clean container. Confirming the passage of placental tissue helps your doctor determine your symptoms aren't related to a tubal (ectopic) pregnancy.

Causes & Complication
Causes: 

CAUSES OF MISCARRIAGE

1. baby's genes
Some miscarriages occur because the fetus is not developing normally. Problems with the baby's genes or chromosomes results to errors that occur as the embryo divides and grows — not problems inherited from the parents.

Some examples of genes abnormalities include:
Blighted ovum. Blighted ovum is common cause of about half of all miscarriages that occur in the first 12 weeks. It occurs when a fertilized egg develops a placenta and membrane but no embryo. It mostly affects women who are 35 years and above.

Molar pregnancy. A molar pregnancy, also called gestational trophoblastic disease, is less common, occurring in about one in 1,000 pregnancies. It is an abnormality of the placenta caused by a problem at fertilization. In a molar pregnancy, the early placenta develops into a fast-growing mass of cysts in the uterus. This mass may or may not contain an embryo. If it does contain an embryo, the embryo will not reach maturity.

2. Mother's health conditions
In a few cases, a mother's health condition may lead to miscarriage. Examples include:
Uncontrolled diabetes
Thyroid disease
Infections especially brucellosis(brucella abortus)
Hormonal problems
weak cervix problems or uterus problems
Septic miscarriage. If you develop an infection in your uterus, it's known as a septic miscarriage. This can be a very severe infection and demands immediate care.

3. Injury or Trauma
Some injuries and accidents can provoke miscarriages:
Too much exercises. Ordinary exercises are okay and are encouraged but too much of everything is dangerous.
Lifting extra ordinary weight or too much straining
Having sex the last 2 months of pregnancy.
Exposure to harmful chemicals.

4. Bad Habits.
Smoking, alcohol and illicit drugs. Women who smoke or drink alcohol during pregnancy have a greater risk of miscarriage than nonsmokers and women who avoid alcohol during pregnancy. Illicit drug use also increases the risk of miscarriage.

Medication & Prevention
Alternative Medicine: 

At Neem Foundation herbal clinic, We have experience in treating Miscarriages. We treat all causes of miscarriages. In case of weak cervix, we administer herbs to strengthen the cervix and if it is caused by infection, we treat the infection that is causing miscarriage. We have laboratory services to carry out tests to determine the infection responsible.

Feel free to contact us by calling 0720760419. or fill the contact form below. Kindly check you email address properly before sending.








Prevention: 

Seek regular prenatal care, and avoid known risk factors — such as smoking and drinking alcohol. If you have a chronic condition, work with your health care team to keep it under control.

If you're having a threatened miscarriage, your doctor may recommend resting until the bleeding or pain subsides. You may be asked to avoid exercise and sex as well. It's also a good idea to avoid traveling — especially to areas where it would be difficult to receive prompt medical care.

With the expansion of the use of ultrasound, it is now much easier to determine whether the embryo is developing normally or if a miscarriage will occur.

By Anonymous on 16 May 2011