Signs and Conditions Related to Miscarriage Without Cramping

Miscarriages are also known as spontaneous abortions and they refer to pregnancies which are terminated on their own within twenty weeks of the gestation period. The most common type of pregnancy loss, statistics prove that close to 25% of clinically recognized pregnancy run the risk of ending in a miscarriage. Miscarriages are caused by a wide range of factors and these include poor health of the mother, malnutrition, lifestyle problems like drug abuse, alcoholism, smoking, an addiction to caffeine and caffeinated drinks, being pregnant...

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Conditions During Miscarriage

The warning signs of a miscarriage are mild or severe back pains and abdominal cramps, loss of weight, a whitish pink mucus, painful contractions every 5-20 minutes, tissues and clots being discharged from the vagina, brownish or bright red colored bleeding either accompanied by or with no cramping. Miscarriages without cramping can occur and in all probability the cramps may have been there but were not noticed by the pregnant woman. The cramps in this case may have been only slightly worse than normal period cramps and hence did not register. The cramps may have been mistaken for ligament stretching and therefore overlooked.

Signs of Miscarriage

Miscarriages are common in the first thirteen weeks of pregnancy and vaginal bleeding is a sure sign. If, however, the mother is sure that there is absolutely no cramping, the bleeding may go away in a few days and the pregnancy can continue normally. This condition is called a threatened abortion but once the heartbeat of the child is detected, there is nothing to be worried about. Some women suffer from severe back pain but no cramping and this could be caused by a pulled muscle, tendon or a ligament tear. A miscarriage with no cramping is a situation referred to as a missed miscarriage. A missed miscarriage occurs when the fetus dies within the woman's body but is not expelled through the vagina. There may be some amount of a brown colored discharge with no cramps and the only way to be sure is to undergo an ultrasound scan to make sure that there is no heart beat. Early pregnancy symptoms like sore breasts, nausea and morning sickness, may disappear almost overnight ad are signs of a missed miscarriage if the miscarriage cramps are absent. However, these are a fairly rare occurrence and in case the woman feels an impending miscarriage despite the lack of cramps, it is advisable to consult a doctor at the earliest.

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