6 Myths About Miscarriage

6 Myths About Miscarriage

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Miscarriage isn't caused by stress or lifting heavy objects. Nor is a miscarriage a sign of infertility.
24 Nov 2016 - General
Marinelle Castro It is very unfair to pin the blame on the mother for miscarriages. This article proves that molecular and genetic mismatches can cause miscarriages. Underlying health causes such as blood-clotting disorders and fibroids should also be investigated.
As for your comment about stress, I agree too that physiologic stress can lead to miscarriage. Maternal infections can cause preterm labor and ea...
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I agree these are popular myths about miscarriage. Its good that Mark Edmon Tan mentioned about anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome because the general public is not aware about this. More paternalistic societies tend to blame the mother for miscarriages. I can just imagine how depressing this is for a mother who really wanted to conceive. There's one myth that I am uncertain if its really a myth - about mis...
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In relation to this article, one of the most common cause of miscarriages in pregnancy is a condition called Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). This is an immune disorder wherein the body creates antibodies that attack itself. So what happens is, when a woman with APS becomes pregnant, her body creates antibodies that attack the fetus which brings forth its early demise. This disease is easily detectable through a blood test. Women with APS can still have successful pregnancies but has to be under...
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