Ways to Recover Quickly After a Miscarriage

There is no period in a woman's life that is more beautiful than pregnancy and nothing is more valuable to her than the developing baby within her womb. However, for many women, this happiness comes to a crushing end with the knowledge of having miscarried. There are numerous reasons for a miscarriage, the most common among them being genetic defects in the developing baby. Conditions like hypertension, diabetes, hormonal imbalance, uterine abnormalities and other health issues related to the expectant mother could also be...

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...the cause of a miscarriage. There is no greater loss than the loss of your precious baby. From the time of conception, both man and woman are no longer just husband and wife, but assume the new role of being parents. It is amazing how one can love someone as little as a pinhead without even seeing him or her. Hence, a miscarriage involves more emotional pain than physical. Recovery after a miscarriage can be an extremely trying phase for the mother and father alike and has no definite time span. The first feelings that follow a miscarriage are those of sorrow, guilt and anger. Crying is essential in order to release your grief.

How to Recover Post Miscarriage

Crying triggers the release of endomorphins that act as a natural sedative that help in calming the body and mind. Emotions held back affect the recovery process adversely. It is absolutely normal to get angry when people try to comfort you by saying that it was God's plan or maybe it was for the best. You will eventually realize that it was only their concern for you. Speaking about your loss to loved ones, especially sharing your feelings with your partner will help you cope emotionally. Knowing that someone is there to share your heartache will surely quicken recovery after miscarriage.

In most cases, the body takes a month or two to recover completely after a miscarriage. Immediately after a miscarriage, the mother may experience heavy bleeding with the passing of clots and severe cramping as the uterus tries to heal itself and regain its original size. If a D&C or a D&E has been performed the bleeding may stop in a few days. Fatigue and a general feeling of being unwell also follow a miscarriage. A good balanced diet, non-strenuous exercise and sufficient rest helps in the process of miscarriage recovery. This will also help in improving the overall health of the mother. Deep breathing exercises, yoga and mediation are excellent remedies that help in emotional and physical recovery from miscarriage. After a miscarriage, avoiding intercourse for a short period is advisable. Regular medical check-ups after a miscarriage are also recommended.

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