You have to give it to the fact that birth and miscarriage are in the hands of the Supreme Power. Your little kingdom of dreams starts getting built up the day you discover pregnancy. But for some couples, the world can come shattering down if miscarriage happens. The most frequently asked question is “Miscarriage kaise hota hai” ( how does miscarriage happen?). Miscarriage treatment is not to be taken lightly, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment should be dealt with utmost diligence in the hands of the experienced gynecologists.
Meaning of miscarriage
When the embryo or the fetus is unable to survive independently and dies a natural death in the womb, it is called miscarriage or spontaneous abortion or pregnancy loss.
Warnings signs of miscarriage or “Miscarriage ke lakshan”
If you are pregnant and experience one of the following signs, talk to the doctor immediately:
- Vaginal bleeding
- Abdominal pain
- Blood clots which pass through the vagina
Though 20% women experience vaginal bleeding during the first 12 weeks, yet they don’t miscarry. But it is advisable to get an ultrasound done in which the doctor will check the progress of the fetus.
Nothing can prevent miscarriage from happening, but its treatment is a must once the miscarriage has been discovered. The main aim of miscarriage treatment is to prevent any sort of infection and hemorrhaging.
- In case of excessive bleeding: If your pads get soaked in less than 2 hours, it means that your body mechanism will complete miscarriage on its own. But talk to the doctor as it might make you feel weak and low.
- Natural management: At times, the doctors use the “wait and watch” approach in which the pregnancy tissue passes from the womb on its own. This happens, in case, you are in the early stages of pregnancy.
- Dilation and Curettage (D&C): If the complete pregnancy tissue doesn’t get expelled on its own, it has to be taken out from the uterus through D&C, so that the bleeding stops and the infection doesn’t spread in the body. In this uterine line called endometrium is scrapped by widening the cervix. You will be under the effect of general anesthesia and shall be required to stay in the hospital for a few hours. After this antibiotic are given to stop any sort of bleeding post the procedure and to prevent infection.
There are some misconceptions that drinking or smoking or increased stress levels result in miscarriage. These are myths because mostly miscarriage happens because of genetic problems. Myths should be busted, and a rational approach towards the problem must be held.
Talking to the doctor or a counselor post the treatment will help you to come out of the emotional trauma that you have been through. Your doctor can guide you further on how to enhance the chances of a successful pregnancy.