Symptoms of Abortion

Types of Abortion

There are different types of abortion or miscarriages.

Complete Miscarriage – In this type the embryo flushes out of the uterus. There is quick relief from bleeding and pain

Incomplete Miscarriage – In this type the cervix is open and there is bleeding with back or abdominal pain leading to miscarriage

Missed Miscarriage- In this type the embryo dies with no sign of pain

Recurrent Miscarriage – In this type if there are 3 or more miscarriage happens during the first trimester.

Threatened Miscarriage– In this type bleeding and cramps happens showing sign of an imminent miscarriage

Symptoms of Abortion

Symptoms of Abortion or Miscarriage varies depending on which week of pregnancy or which stage of pregnancy it shows up.

Some common symptoms are:

  • Vaginal fluid or tissue discharge
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Heavy spotting
  • Increasing Backpain
  • Severe Cramps
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Mild Fever

Please talk to your doctor when you have these symptoms and take advice early.

Causes of Abortion

Potential causes which leads to abnormal development of fetus may be:

  • Immune System Responses
  • Hormonal Problems
  • Genetic Problems
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid
  • Alcohol usage
  • Infections
  • Malnutrition
  • Food Poisoning
  • Uterine abnormalities
  • Cervix which opens too early in middle phases of pregnancy
  • Side effects of other medication

Prevention of Abortion

  • Maintain a good BMI
  • Eat balanced food
  • Take medicines with prescriptions only
  • Do some exercises regularly with proper expert guidance
  • Avoid infections like measles

Treatment of Abortion

  • Naturally body flushes out the fetal tissues in initial stages of pregnancy.
  • If it requires Doctors involvement, then their first priority mostly remains to stop bleeding or hemorrhaging so they might do a Curettage or Dilation, basically a medical procedure where cervix is opened and instrument inserted to uterus to remove the tissues


What happens to your body when you have a miscarriage?

  • In first month of pregnancy, the embryo size will be very small. There might be some vaginal fluid discharge with blood clots or white , grey clot tissues.
  • In 1.5 months of pregnancy, there might be some bleeding with fluid discharge
  • In 2 months of pregnancy, there might be a shiny dark red tissue passed with very initial state of tiny body parts formation
  • In 2 to 3 months of pregnancy, the baby will be fully formed but still tiny to see and might be wrapped with a jelly like membrane.
  • In 3 to 4 months of pregnancy, the baby will be fully formed and mostly outside of sac and attached to umbilical cord and placenta
  • In 4 to 5 months of pregnancy, the baby will be fully formed with size around 7 to 10 cm approximately and might pass it as a red clots of tissues. This is called late miscarriage.