Session: Spontaneous Abortion and Miscarriage

Spontaneous Abortion and Miscarriage


Miscarriage, also called as spontaneous abortion and loss of pregnancy, means it leads to natural death of an embryo or fetus. Spontaneous abortion is fetal death or passage of products of conception before 20 week of gestation. Threatened abortion is vaginal bleeding without cervical dilation occurring during pregnancy indicating that spontaneous abortions may occur in a woman. Diagnosis is by clinical criteria and ultrasonography. Safe sexual intercourses should be carried to avoid abortion. Threatened abortion is vaginal bleeding without the cervical dilation leads to Spontaneous abortions. Treatment and safety precautions should be taken to avoid abortion.
•             Chromosomal abnormalities
•             Influence of RH factor
•             Diagnosis and treatment
•             Other factors