According to researchers, the presence of 10 micrograms per cubic metre of sulphur dioxide in the air, emitted from power plants and vehicles exhausts, increased the chances of miscarriage by 41 per cent. A further increase of air pollutant resulted in a 52 per cent risk.
About 10 to 20 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Take a step towards emotional healing by understanding what can cause a miscarriage, what increases the risk and what medical care might be needed.
A research has found that loss of pregnancy due to the Zika virus shows no symptoms but the virus can be a possible cause for miscarriages and stillbirth in women. The virus is also known for causing a brain abnormality in children.
For those roughly 50 per cent of pregnant smokers who will not, or cannot quit smoking despite all efforts, vitamin C supplementation may be a simple and safe way to help them and their babies breathe better.
The UK's fertility regulator, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) gave the go-ahead for the controversial experiment to the Francis Crick Institute in London to provide better understanding of the reasons behind miscarriages.