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Avoid Miscarriage In The First Trimester

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Pregnancy is a huge blessing of Nature. That is why it is important to avoid miscarriages so that the blessing does not turn into a curse. These days, our stressful lives and unhealthy lifestyles have increased miscarriages. Moreover, women no longer stay at home during their pregnancy; they go out to work and are thus exposed to many more dangers.

It is most common to have miscarriage in the first trimester of pregnancy. This is because the implantation of the foetus is not complete during the first 3 months of pregnancy. However, the fact remains that you must try to avoid miscarriages in the first trimester of pregnancy.


To avoid miscarriage in the first trimester of pregnancy, try to follow these simple steps.

Don't Eat Cheese
White cheese is a dangerous food so avoid it in the first trimester of pregnancy. It can cause a severe food poisoning and lead to spontaneous miscarriages. To avoid miscarriages, do not eat cheese.

Rough Travelling
Travelling during pregnancy must be done very safely. Specially in the first trimester when the foetus is still not strong enough to absorb shocks, avoid long distance travelling. Also try to avoid bumpy rides and do not travel by two-wheelers.

Any kind of foods that have preservatives in them is a cause of miscarriage. This include cold cuts of meat, sausages, cartooned juices etc. So, have freshly cooked food and freshly made juices too. Don't just grab a packaged juice to save time.

Too Much Caffeine
In the first trimester of pregnancy, sometimes you may not even be aware that you are pregnant. And if you are a coffee drinker you will continue with your daily doses of caffeine. About 100 grams of caffeine is permitted to a pregnant women which is about 1 pack of instant coffee. To avoid miscarriage, cut down on your coffee intake.

Stress Hormones
When you are stressed, a hormone called cortisol is produced in your body. This stress hormones can start contractions in your uterus and dislodge the young foetus. So, try to avoid stress as much as you can.

These are some simple but effective ways to avoid miscarriages in the first trimester. Do you have any of your own tips to add?

Read more about: miscarriage, pregnancy
Story first published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 21:42 [IST]
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