Miscarriage is a medical terminology used for defining early pregnancy loss. Miscarriage is quiet common and it is reported that about 80% of women who had a miscarriage was a single miscarriage, it means that the women can have a normal pregnancy when they conceive next time.
There are several reasons that lead to miscarriage which include abnormal medical conditions such as chromosomal abnormalities, polycystic ovary syndrome, uterine abnormalities and age factor.
It is estimated that chromosomal abnormalities account for 60% of miscarriages and abnormalities in uterine result in 10% of miscarriages. It’s a fact that women aged between 35 and 45 years have high chances of miscarriage and women after 45 years have 50% chance of ending their pregnancy as a miscarriage.
Few medical treatments to avoid miscarriage are clearly depicted in the infographic:
Fertility treatment: It improves the overall health by identifying various underlying medical issues such as PCOS and lessens the chances of miscarriage.
Preimplantation genetic screening: It is helpful for women aged above 45 years as it only allows healthy embryos to get transferred there by reducing the chances of miscarriage.
Smoking can really make the situation more worse as it is proven that women who smoke are likely to have miscarriages when compared to non-smokers. It is suggested by the expert health panel to quit smoking and give up alcohol to increase the chances of having a successful pregnancy.