Missed abortions and blighted ovum
will usually give typical pictures of a deformed gestational sac and absence of fetal poles or heart beat.
A blighted ovum
just means that the fertilised egg would never have gone on to form a healthy baby.
Couples who have suffered an ectopic pregnancy, a blighted ovum
, or an early miscarriage frequently are confronted by well-meaning comments that, in reality, turn out to be hurtful.
The process led to four pregnancies in women up to age 37, but one turned out to be a blighted ovum
MY 35-year-old friend has just had her second miscarriage due to a blighted ovum.
A blighted ovum is the cause of about half of early miscarriages when something goes wrong at the time of conception.
A blighted ovum can be the result of chromosomal problems or it could be that the egg or the sperm was of poor quality.
Cone continued, "Our equipment donation is part of a bigger effort by the Steve Nash Foundation to provide more contemporary medical equipmentaimed at assisting the hospital with the diagnosis and treatment of prenatal complications such as blighted ovum
, ectopic and molar pregnancies.
But in December 1998, when I was nine weeks pregnant, a routine scan showed it was a blighted ovum
She says: "The doctor told me I had a blighted ovum
which means the embryo starts to develop normally and then dies.