Having a miscarriage can be harrowing for some women – after all the excitement of pregnancy, you may feel that your body has failed you.
It is important to remember that you are not alone, and that having a miscarriage does not mean that you are less fertile. Sadly, miscarriage is common and affects 10-15% of confirmed pregnancies.
There are many women around the world who have experienced the same loss.
Having a miscarriage does mean that your risk of having another miscarriage in the future is higher. If you have had several miscarriages in a row, this may indicate that you have an existing condition such as fibroids, a uterine or generic abnormality, or an auto-immune condition or infection.
In this case, it is best to consult a medical professional to seek an official diagnosis and treatment. If you know that you have a medical condition which could affect your fertility, one miscarriage is cause enough for you to consult a doctor and undergo further testing.
Fertility after miscarriage – what can you do?
After a having a miscarriage, you need to get your body to recover and prepare for your next pregnancy. There are many natural methods, supplements, foods and therapies that you help.
www.natural-fertility-info.com is a helpful website that outlines some of these treatments and lifestyle changes to help you fall pregnant once more and prevent you from having another miscarriage.
Rest and recuperation
After your miscarriage, you may want to get pregnant again as quickly as you can.
However, it is important to remember that your body and mind have just undergone a vast deal of stress and need a chance to rest.
Your pregnancy hormones need a chance to balance back to pre-pregnancy levels and your body needs to replenish lost reserves.
It is also important to take some time to heal your mind and the hurt and disappointment you may feel after having a miscarriage. Everybody is different, but all should take time to focus on caring for themselves before going back to work or trying for another baby.
Having a miscarriage and being pregnant take a toll on your body and demand a lot form it.
To regain these lost reserves, be sure to take in a natural diet of various fruit and vegetables, and foods that are rich in fiber and iron.
After a miscarriage, your body is more prone to an infection than usual. To prevent infections you need to strengthen your immune system and avoid behavior that could cause infection.
Directly after having a miscarriage you should avoid hot tubs, bathing, or having sex until your body has stopped bleeding.
Natural immune enhancers include fresh garlic or garlic supplements, grape seed oil, and Vitamin C.
Support your liver and uterus
Once a new menstrual cycle is beginning, you can perform a fertility cleanse on the day after your period has stopped.
The cleanse helps the liver to cleanse excess or old hormones and medication and helps to restore hormonal balance in the body. It can also help flush stagnant blood from the uterus.
Massaging the uterus
If your bleeding has stopped and you ate not on your period, you can start massaging the uterus to help it feel more relaxed.
The massaging also helps to bring fresh blood to the uterus area which helps to repair and nourish the uterine tissue.
This is a great way to prepare the body for getting pregnant again after a miscarriage. The massage itself can be performed by yourself (there are DVDs and online videos to teach you how to do this), or you could consult a uterine massage therapist.
When treating your body naturally after a miscarriage, remember to listen to what your body tells you and do what feels good and natural.
This way, you can try get your body in balance once more and bring a healthy baby to term. After many miscarriages in a row, however, it is important to undergo testing to see if you have a condition affecting your fertility.
Many communities have miscarriage support groups, and there are a number of websites and forums dedicated to providing information and helping those who have had a miscarriage.
The Miscarriage Association is a good resource for further information and support: http://www.miscarriageassociation.org.uk/.