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Symptoms, Causes, Types and Prevention of Miscarriage

Miscarriage is a term used for a pregnancy that ends within the first 20 weeks on its own. It can also be seen as an instant loss of pregnancy or fetus on or before the first 20th week of pregnancy. Medically it is said to be an instant or immediate abortion.
In some cases, it occurs during the first 13 weeks or 23 weeks of pregnancy. The usual sign is seen during this process vaginal bleeding which will also include pain in the lower abdomen and cramping. Note that not all bleeding is a sign of miscarriage especially when it is light because a light vaginal bleeding can occur during the first stage of pregnancy which does not really mean you have a miscarriage.
Chemical pregnancy can be seen as the cause of 50 – 75% of miscarriages as it happens immediately after an implantation is carried out leading to the woman experiencing her normal monthly bleeding without the knowledge that she was pregnant.

                                                  Causes of Miscarriages
1.Improper Egg im…

How do I and my Baby Benefit from Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is the best way to provide infants and young children with milk from a mother’s breast with consist of all the necessary nutrients they need to have a healthy growth, sound mind, and rapid development.
It can also be regarded as nursing period as it is used to nurse the baby towards having a good and healthy future growth, this is because it starts from the first hour the child is born and continue as often and as much as the baby needs it.
 It is an act which is recommended by health professionals and most medical authorities as an act that is very essential for the growth of the baby and mothers’ health at large and should be given exclusively to babies for six months.
Breastfeeding enhances biochemical reactions which help to protect the child from being exposed to infectious diseases due to the presence of effective hormones, immunologic substance, enzymes, and growth factors.
It is only in rare conditions like mothers’ taking certain recreational drugs and medications …