Miscarriage is the most devastating things in the life of expectant mom. These simple steps to prevent a miscarriage can greatly help you.
Miscarriage is also known as spontaneous abortion or pregnancy loss. However, the situation becomes even more frustrating for a woman who is experiencing miscarriage for the second time in her life. It is referred as recurrent or repeated miscarriage.
Miscarriage occurs when a developing baby (fetus) is lost spontaneously before 20th week of pregnancy. Miscarriage can be caused due to several factors that can be either controllable or uncontrollable in nature.
According to a study conducted by University of Surrey, 83% of couples, with a previous history of miscarriage, who have undergone changes in lifestyle, diet, & took nutritional supplements, conceived a healthy baby within 3 years of study without any miscarriage.
You can easily stop pregnancy loss by taking certain precautions before & during your pregnancy. Here are 18 simple steps to prevent a miscarriage:
Before You Get Pregnant
(1) Get Screened For Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
It is one of the first steps to prevent a miscarriage or abortion. You should ask your physician to test you for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, and herpes, etc. as these diseases are known to increase the risk of miscarriage.
These diseases should be treated well in advance before you get pregnant to reduce the chances of spontaneous abortion.
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