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What causes miscarriage?

What causes miscarriage?

Usually: It is because there is something wrong with the baby. About 20% of conceptions are miscarried. Most are early. Later ones might be because there is something wrong with the cervix or placenta. Some happen without the knowledge of the woman even knowing it or that they were pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes miscarriages?

What causes miscarriages?

See Web MD link: The following link has good information on miscarriages and their causes. You can copy and paste it into your web browser. http://www.webmd.com/infertility-and-reproduction/guide/pregnancy-miscarriage. ...Read more

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What causes miscarriages?

What causes miscarriages?

Lots of things: There are too many causes to list here. Sometimes, the problem is with the fetus-this cannot be controlled. Sometime there are problems with hormones, blood flow to the baby, problems with the placenta, problems with the womb, etc. if you have had multiple miscarriages on OB specialist such as a reproductive endocrinologist might be helpful. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy?

What causes pregnancy?

Sperm + egg = preg: Pregnancy occurs when sperm from a man's penis reaches an egg released from a woman's ovary and fertillizes it. This occurs during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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What things causes miscarriages?

What things causes miscarriages?

Many things: Making a human being is very complicated. Sometimes something goes wrong. When your body recognizes the problem, you have a miscarriage. One of the most common problems is a genetic abnormality in the growing embryo. Other causes are recreational drug use, toxin exposure, trauma, maternal illness, infection...Best wishes! ...Read more

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What causes a miscarriage?

What causes a miscarriage?

Myths ; Facts: There can be different causes at different stages, but most are not anyone's fault nor are they reasons to think it will happen again. Here is a really helpful website: http://www.Parents.Com/pregnancy/complications/miscarriage/causes-miscarriage/ congratulations ; best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes hyperventilation besides pregnancy?

What causes hyperventilation besides pregnancy?

Anxiety: Or changes in your acid base status, the body increases respiration to try and correct too much carbon dioxide or acidosis. ...Read more

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What causes anemia during pregnancy?

What causes anemia during pregnancy?

Dilution, iron def.: As the baby grows and the uterus enlarges, more blood volume is needed. The number of red cells increases, but the plasma (liquid part of blood) increases even more, so the red cells get diluted. If there isn't enough iron in a woman's system to make the extra red cells, anemia will be more pronounced. If you are anemic to begin with before pregnancy, it will be worse while pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes ectopic pregnancy?

What causes ectopic pregnancy?

Damage to the tubes: Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants somewhere outside the uterus. Most often, it is in the tube but ectopics can happen on the ovary or attach to the bowel, or bladder. Usually the tubes are damaged in some way from infection, endometriosis, or a variety of other reasons. ...Read more

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What causes heartburn of pregnancy?

What causes heartburn of pregnancy?

Physiologic: Heartburn is a very common complaint among pregnant women. Pregnancy is a state of hormonal fluctuation. One of these hormones, progesterone, is responsible for the relaxation of the sphincter muscle at the ge (gastroesophageal) junction. For this reason, acid is more likely to reflux back into the esophagus and cause heartburn. Speak to your doctor about remedies for heartburn. ...Read more

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What causes infertily?

What causes infertily?

3 main causes : Infertility is complicated but there are three main causes. 1. Ovulation problems. You have to release an egg to be able to get pregnant 2. Sperm problems - you have to have available sperm to fertilize the egg. 3. Anatomy problems - there has to be a clear path for the sperm to be able to fertilize the egg. ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy symptomps after miscarriage?

What causes pregnancy symptomps after miscarriage?

pregnancy hormones: Even when you miscarry, it could take weeks for the hormone levels of pregancy to return to pre pregnancy levels. ...Read more

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What causes preeclampsia?

What causes preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia : That is a good question, it is easier to tell you the treatment than the cause. The treatment is delivery of the fetus and magnesium for the mother. Also concerning is that women who have this are at increased risk of hypertension for the rest of their life. ...Read more

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What causes Infertility?

What causes Infertility?

Basic Infertility: Many different causes contribute to infertility. There are male factors (sperm), ovary factors (the making and releasing of eggs), and factors that interfere with the sperm and egg joining (endometriosis, blockage in the tubes or uterus, etc). There are also less common and unknown factors. A careful evaluation by a GYN specialist can help most couples. ...Read more

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What causes molar pregnancies?

What causes molar pregnancies?

Abnormal pregnancy: Molar pregnancies are when the placenta overgrows and takes over. There may or may not be a fetus or embryo present. They are caused by abnormal genetics. Normally the sperm contributes half the genetic material. If the sperm contributes most or all of it, a molar pregnancy occurs. ...Read more

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What causes this polyhydramnios?

What causes this polyhydramnios?

Many things: Polyhydramnios (too much amniotic fluid around the fetus) may happen for several reasons. The most common reason is that the mother has gestational diabetes. Anything that prevents a fetus from swallowing amniotic fluid can also cause polyhydramnios, including structural problems in the baby's mouth or throat or stomach, or muscular or neurologic problems. We never find the cause of some cases. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding during pregnancy?

What causes bleeding during pregnancy?

Placenta often: Bleeding in pregnancy can come from many things, often placenta vessels. The cause, amount, frequency and timing of bleeding can have very different effects on how the pregnancy progresses. All bleeding should be reported to OB provider immediately. If heavy, associated with pain, accompanied by contractions, calling OB and being seen in hospital are needed to determine cause and course of action. ...Read more