Miscarriage and Emotions
Wounded from miscarriage
Your miscarriage has wounded you
deeply. You suffer, largely alone, your feelings are a mixture of grief, guilt and
desperation. You have miscarried but no-one other than you and your partner knew you
were pregnant. You feel that no-one else can understand this loss of your unborn
You wonder whether it was your fault? What could you have done differently?
Can you allow yourself to hope that next time you could have a normal conception?
Pregnancy after Miscarriage
Is there an increased risk of Miscarriage?
Women often ask about the risks in a pregnancy after miscarriage? They often fear becoming
pregnant again least they miscarry again. Even in her old age, a woman often still suffers
from the deep personal loss of a miscarriage.
Hope for Women who have miscarried
I have counselled many women
who have experienced one or more miscarriages. I am pleased to say that I have been able
to help the majority of them have a normal healthy baby.
Many miscarriages are caused by some aspect of lifestyle. The prevention
often lies in optimising health prior to conception.
Solutions to Problems of Miscarriage and Recurrent Miscarriage
The first advice I always give is don't become pregnant until at least three months after
a miscarriage. There is proof that becoming pregnant too quickly increases the risk of a
If you are having problems, why not discover their cause by completing the
What are some causes of miscarrying
- Other dietary deficiency/imbalance
- Serious unresolved emotional issue
- Uterine or endometrial problem*
- Immunological or blood clotting
- Chronic disease or infection
Conceptions with one
or more extra chromosomes by age of mother
it takes two explains all the different
causes of miscarriage and gives helpful advice for preventing future problems. I counsel
couples about early and late miscarriages as well as multiple miscarriages.
I would love to help you resolve your problem.
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Consultations can be made in person in Adelaide or by telephone anywhere else.
What are the causes of
miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage?
There are two types of
miscarriage. One is the loss of an embryo that is physically abnormal. The
second is the loss of an embryo that is apparently normal. A woman with recurrent
problems might miscarry either type.
What are the causes of
abnormal embryos? Who is at risk?
Irregular or late
Chronic exposure to
chromosome abnormality in woman or man*
* These are problems that might not
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Inherited Chromosome Abnormalities
An inherited chromosome abnormality cannot be cured. However about 50% of your
conceptions will be normal. (You will miscarry the 50% that are abnormal). Your
road is hard but not impossible.
Couples often find that once they
understand the reason that they can cope. One of my most loved patients had 14
miscarriages before she conceived her normal child.
A structural abnormality of the uterus that causes miscarriage might be corrected by an
operation. Some endometrial problems are more difficult.
Lifestyle and Diet
Most of the other problems related to miscarriage can be cured or ameliorated by lifestyle
and dietary changes. You might like to start by evaluating whether your ovulation is
normal by keeping a
and learning how to interpret it.
Alternatively, you might consider
Natural Fertility Solutions
program where you complete the NFS questionnaire and receive counselling.
HELP IS AT HAND
It is most likely that your diet,
lifestyle and personal stresses are contributing to your miscarriage problems.
It is very likely that you can be
helped without the use of drugs and invasive treatments.
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