Causes of fetal death
A stunted pregnancy is termed developmental arrest and fetal death at a period of up to 28 weeks. But most often it is diagnosed at a period of up to 13 weeks. The reasons for this dangerous and stressful phenomenon are many. First of all, women who smoke and drink alcohol are at risk. From these bad habits you need to get rid of at the stage of pregnancy planning. You can not do this inIt is time to use medicines, because many of them are excreted from the body for a long period. Sometimes the pregnant woman still does not know about the onset of her interesting situation and drinks tablets that adversely affect the fetus.
The cause of fetal death can be in violation of the hormonal background and a lack of progesterone, a pregnancy hormone. Various infections can also cause pregnancy fading. Infecting them in the early stages is very dangerous, because in addition, it can lead to pathologies of child development.
The most common cause of fading pregnancy are the genetic abnormalities of the fetus. It is not for nothing that they say that natural selection works - and thus the "sick" embryo loses the chance of development.
If during the period of pregnancy planning a woman has infections, sexually transmitted infections, they must be cured, and only then think about the children.
Unfortunately, pregnancy at the very beginning of fading can not be manifested at all, that is, it does not have any external symptoms. Later, a woman can already feel cramping pain, can go dirty-red discharge. This happens at the stage of detachment of the fetal egg, that is, with a beginning miscarriage.
Sometimes the symptom of fetal fading may be the termination of toxicosis, if it was in a woman, or, for example, a sudden disappearance of thirst for salty. Perhaps, the pain in the mammary glands will stop, the basal temperature will decrease. In a word, those symptoms that a woman felt with the onset of pregnancy disappear. But, as a rule, the future mother does not notice these subjective symptoms.
Symptoms in the late term
In general, doctors call the general symptoms of a frozen pregnancy at all times. These are: bloody discharge, weakness, chills, fever, pain in the lower abdomen of the pulling character, stopping toxicosis and breast augmentation.
The fact that the death of the fetus does not sometimes show clear symptoms can be very dangerous. Problems with diagnosis of this phenomenon will not happen if a woman regularly tests and follows the doctor's instructions.
Symptoms of pregnancy fading at 16-19 of her weeks are the same. In the second trimester the frozen pregnancy has one more additional sign - stopping the fetus moving.
Diagnostics of the phenomenon
There are three ways to diagnose a frozen pregnancy. The first is the delivery of a blood test for the presence of a hormone of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), the second - the reception and examination by a gynecologist, the third - ultrasound diagnosis. A blood test will show that the level of HCG is much lower than normal, the doctor at an individual examination will determine that the size of the uterus does not match the period of pregnancy of the woman, and ultrasound shows that the fetus does not have a palpitation.
If you suspect that your pregnancy has stopped, then know that the symptoms are secondary and inaccurate. You can only believe in confirmed diagnosis, medical evidence.
As a rule, a frozen pregnancy entails cleaning in a hospital. In the early stages of fading, vacuum aspiration is possible. It happens, that with a frozen pregnancy, doctors are waiting for a woman to miscarry spontaneously.
Remember that such a phenomenon is not a verdict and does not mean that the subsequent pregnancy will also be problematic. Believe that everything will be fine!