8 May 2012

Basics Part 2

Posted by Jody under: Women's Health .

The majority of early miscarriages are what is called “blighted ovums” in which the pregnancy forms in the uterus with a sac and membranes, but there is either no fetus at all, or it dies very early on. Ultrasound then shows either an empty sac, or a small fetal pole (line representing the fetus) with no heart beat after what should be at least 6 weeks from your LMP. Spotting in the absence of pain does NOT necessarily mean you are miscarrying. While it is considered a threatened abortion, it is not inevitable until proven by ultrasound or by a sequence of blood pregnancy hormone (HCG) levels which your doctor may draw. About 70% of women who spot in the first trimester with no associated pain will go on to carry normal pregnancies. Pain associated with bleeding is more worrisome and your physician will advise you as to the appropriate course of action.

Is it true that the fetal heart rate is an indicator of the baby’s sex?
No. That is only one of many wive’s tales which surrounds human reproduction. The myth that a fast heart rate (140bpm) is a girl and a slow heart rate (

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