Miscarriage is a term used for pregnancy that terminates during the first 20 weeks of gestation. Mostly this common type of pregnancy loss occurs within the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. Causes for loss of pregnancy vary from woman to woman, although the most common cause for a miscarriage is chromosomal abnormality. It may occur because of a damaged egg or sperm as well. Hormonal problems, age of the mother, maternal trauma and lifestyle are also essential reasons that can cause a miscarriage. Symptoms or signs that point towards a miscarriage are pain in the back, weight loss, white-pink mucus and true contractions.
HOW IS MISCARRIAGE DIAGNOSED?
The different kinds of miscarriage are- threatened miscarriage, incomplete miscarriage, complete miscarriage, missed miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage.