Miscarriage & Stillbirth<br />
Miscarriage<br />Loss of pregnancy before 20 weeks<br />Many theories, few answers<br />Single, one time miscarriages:<br ...
Recurrent Miscarriage (more than one)<br />Less likely to be due to RANDOM chromosomal abnormality in the embryo<br />Stru...
Stillbirth<br />After 20 weeks….Stillbirth<br />Causes:<br />Cervical weakness<br />Placental problems<br />Preterm labor<...
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Miscarriage & stillbirth

  1. 1. Miscarriage & Stillbirth<br />
  2. 2. Miscarriage<br />Loss of pregnancy before 20 weeks<br />Many theories, few answers<br />Single, one time miscarriages:<br />Probably due to chromosomal abnormalities in early pregnancy, <br />extra chromosome, missing gene<br />
  3. 3. Recurrent Miscarriage (more than one)<br />Less likely to be due to RANDOM chromosomal abnormality in the embryo<br />Structural problems with uterus<br />Blood clotting disorder<br />Identifiable chromosomal disorder<br />Hormonal imbalance<br />Immune system malfunction<br />
  4. 4. Stillbirth<br />After 20 weeks….Stillbirth<br />Causes:<br />Cervical weakness<br />Placental problems<br />Preterm labor<br />24 weeks gestation is considered minimum for survival<br />Some infants have survived at 21 weeks<br />
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