Do’s and Don’ts After a Miscarriage

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy during the first 20-23 weeks. The most telling symptom is vaginal bleeding, which may also be accompanied by cramps and a period like pain. About 15% of pregnancies experience miscarriages. They can be caused by different factors like: Non-vital fetus Blighted Ovum (Undeveloped fetus) Infections Poor […]

How to Reduce the Risks of Miscarriage

It is rarely the couple’s fault if a miscarriage happens. About 15% of pregnancies suffer miscarriage and the causes cannot be ascertained. There are 3 main factors to watch that can contribute to the risk of a miscarriage: lifestyle, diet, and the health condition of the mother. One’s lifestyle must change once pregnancy is confirmed: […]

Things to Try for Pregnancy after Miscarriage

A miscarriage during pregnancy can be a very stressful and confusing experience. This causes a person to ask many questions and look for different answers and reasons as to why and how the miscarriage happened. There are many possible factors that contribute to a miscarriage: an abnormal development of the fetus; the health condition of […]

Miscarriage Q&A: What Happens When You Have One

A miscarriage is the sudden end of a pregnancy before a fetus is able to survive independently from the mother. This can be a very traumatic experience, with both physical and psychological effects. Many questions will be asked after a miscarriage has happened. Below are some of the most common questions with answers that may […]

Guidelines For Choosing A Fertility Specialist

For women and couples who are struggling to start a family, there is a similar sequence of events. After the first few months of unsuccessful attempts, one or both partners seek medical advice. Sometimes these sources of advice include the Internet, friends in the medical or paramedical fields, or an actual consultation with a gynecologist […]

How to Prevent Miscarriages

Preparing your body ahead of time for your pregnancy is important for decreasing the chances of a miscarriage. Follow these steps for at least 3 months before you become pregnant. 1. Prepare for Conception: The first step is to prepare your body with fertility cleansing. This is the release of toxins from the body as […]

Causes of Miscarriage

The most common cause of first-trimester miscarriage is completely unpreventable: fetal chromosomal abnormality. This is the result of errors in the cell division process inherent to the embryo. In contrast, a miscarriage that occurs in the second trimester of pregnancy is usually related to an issue in the mother’s reproductive system. Here are a few […]

The Relationship between Natural Killer Cells and Infertility

For women who have experienced miscarriages frequently or have a poor obstetric history, they may find natural killer cells as a possible cause for their inability to sustain pregnancy. While these cells are responsible for protecting the body against infections and illnesses such as cancer, they are also singled out with increasing frequency as a […]

Uterine Problems That Can Cause Infertility

A normal uterine cavity and endometrial lining are necessary conditions for conception as well as the maintenance of pregnancy for a full term. For many women struggling with infertility, they may have a uterine abnormality related to the cavity or the lining that may be incompatible with pregnancy. When a woman has her monthly period, […]