(Threatened Miscarriage; Threatened Pregnancy Loss)
|Fetus in First Trimester|
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- Implantation of the embryo
- Irritation, which may occur after intercourse
- The baby develops outside of the uterus—ectopic pregnancy
- Molar pregnancy (rare growth inside the uterus)
- Certain medications
- Advanced maternal age
- Fetal heart monitoring
- Blood tests
- Get regular prenatal care.
- Avoid alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs.
- Limit caffeine intake.
- Control any long-term conditions that you may have , such as diabetes or a thyroid disorder.
- Talk to your doctor before taking any medication. Some medications can be harmful to your baby.
- Avoid contact with toxins.
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org
American Pregnancy Association http://www.americanpregnancy.org
Canadian Association of Pregnancy Support Services http://www.capss.com
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Bleeding during pregnancy. The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq038.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20120814T1300076311. Accessed September 30, 2014.
Bleeding during pregnancy. American Pregnancy Association website. Available at: http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-complications/bleeding-during-pregnancy. Updated October 2013. Accessed September 30, 2014.
- Reviewer: Andrea Chisholm, MD
- Review Date: 08/2014 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -