What Are The Symptoms Of Miscarriage

It is important for couples to recognize the most common miscarriage symptoms in order to immediately perform necessary interventions. Miscarriage symptoms will often have some distinct symptoms such as vaginal bleeding and abdominal cramping. However, these symptoms do not always mean a miscarriage. If you have had a positive pregnancy test and are now having signs of miscarriage, immediately seek medical attention.

What Is Miscarriage and It’s Rate?

Miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy at any stage up to the 24th week. A miscarriage after this period is called a stillbirth.

Most pregnancy loss occurs before 13 weeks of pregnancy, but some occur later.

One in every 7 confirmed pregnancies end in miscarriage. However, the rate of miscarriage is much higher than this. About 1 in every 4 pregnancies ends in miscarriage. The reason behind this is because in many cases a very early pregnancy ends before you miss a period, and before you are aware that you are pregnant.In most cases, women who miscarry go on to have a successful pregnancy next time.

In addition, the medical term for miscarriage is abortion. Unfortunately, the word abortion is used to define a planned termination of pregnancy.

Early Miscarriage Symptoms

It is normal to be curious about something that could cause your miscarriage. It may help to know that most miscarriages happen because the fertilised egg in the uterus does not develop normally, not because of something you did. A miscarriage is not caused by sex, stress, or exercise. In addition, it is important for you to understand why symptoms of miscarriage occur to avoid further complications. Here are the symptoms of miscarriage:

  • Vaginal Bleeding – The most common symptom of miscarriage is vaginal bleeding. This can vary from light spotting to bleeding that is heavier than your period. It consists of clots, either small or large; a brown discharge, or other tissue that isn’t clearly identifiable. If you have vaginal bleeding at any time during pregnancy, you should contact your GP or midwife immediately for advice.
  • Pain From The Back – The physical pain you will experience comes from the back. You will experience a severe pain in your lower back, lowest part of your spinal cord. When you are having a miscarriage, you won’t feel cramps but that is only true during the first few days of miscarriage.
  • Severe Pain – Pain in stomach and genital regions also need high attention during pregnancy. Especially if it is on one side of the abdomen, should always be investigated as an emergency. Watch out for any aches or pains or twinges that are similar to period pains. Most miscarriage symptoms start with twinges in this area.
  • Sometimes there are no symptoms and your miscarriage may only be discovered in a routine scan.

Remember that bleeding or spotting accompanied by severe abdominal pain or dizziness could mean an ectopic pregnancy, which is a life threatening condition that occurs when a baby is implanted outside the uterus, so treat these symptoms as an emergency.

How To Deal If These Symptoms Occur

Some herbs are very effective in preventing miscarriage, infections in the uterus, and also give you enough strength. Take herbal remedies under the permission of your doctor to make sure that you are not allergic to the particular herb.

If the miscarriage symptoms occur call your doctor.  If you don’t have a doctor, or you are hesitant to ask for assistance from the people near you, then go to an emergency room.

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