Types of miscarriages

One of the greatest pain the women faces is a miscarriage. The term miscarriage is used when the pregnancy ends on its own within the first 20weeks of gestation. It happens due to many reasons and it is important that you should know what happens if the pregnancy ends at very early stages. Miscarriage is nothing but the flushing out of the pregnancy parts and there are various types of miscarriage.

Following are various types of miscarriage:

  • Chemical pregnancy:

                 A chemical pregnancy is not a false pregnancy or false pregnancy test it is a type of miscarriage which happens at the very early stage. This type of miscarriage happens due to chromosomal abnormalities. If a woman is having chemical pregnancy then there are chances that women may not even be aware of the pregnancy because the pregnancy loss occurs around the same time when periods occur.

  • Ectopic pregnancy:

Ectopic pregnancy is a type of pregnancy which ends because this pregnancy doesn’t take place in the . The fertilized eggs get implanted in some other place such as a tube.Sometimes there is risk involved if you have this type of pregnancy but most of the time it ends and some of the symptoms of this are dizziness and severe abdominal cramping.

  • Blighted ovum:

                     A blighted ovum is a type of miscarriage wherein the baby doesn’t develop but the gestation sac keeps on growing. In this miscarriage, you may still continue to notice the symptoms of pregnancy. Blighted miscarriage can be treated with D&C or the pregnancy ends naturally.

  • Missed miscarriage:

                     A missed miscarriage is experienced by many women’s because this miscarriage doesn’t let the women know that she has undergone abortion due to not expelling any of pregnancy parts. In this type of miscarriage, the embryo is not expelled out of the body due to some reason and mother may not come to know about miscarriage only if checked by a doctor during the ultrasound.

  • Molar pregnancy:

Molar pregnancy is a rare case. This causes pregnancy tissues to overgrow and the fetus doesn’t grow. This type of pregnancies never develops in a normal way and occurs due to a abnormality which occurs during the period. If you have such type of pregnancy and it ends then you need to be closely monitored after the treatment.

  • Still birth:

           Still birth means the baby dies before it is born, this happens mostly because of the factors like infection, placenta problem, birth defects, pregnancy complications, high blood pressure in mother and maternal medical complications.

  • Preterm delivery from cervical insufficiency:

Cervical insufficiency is a condition where the cervix dilates too early in the pregnancy due to which pregnancy is lost or either premature birth takes place.

  • Recurrent miscarriage:

There are only 1% of women who face this miscarriage. It occurs only if you have lost 3 or more pregnancy.

  • Complete miscarriage:
  •               miscarriage takes place only if the embryo is been completely expelled from the body. The bleeding may stop quickly after miscarriage and complete expel of embryo can be noticed by undergoing ultrasound.

Once miscarriage happens you cannot reverse it make sure you are you follow up your gynecologist and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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