Published: 2017-03-30

An evaluation of recurrent pregnancy loss

Abha Singh, Avinashi Kujur, Kalpana Rathore


Background: This study was aimed to know the demographic profile and categorizes the causes of RPL.

Methods: This observational study was carried out in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, Pt. J.N.M. Medical College Raipur from Nov 2015-Sept 2016. Total 100 women were evaluated with history of RPL.

Results: 100 women were recruited in our study. The incidence of primary RPL was more than secondary RPL. 48 % women had first trimester abortions. The identifiable causes accounted for 53% out of which anatomical defects were the commonest .Next were endocrinal factors (20%), and Genetic factors (1%),Immunological factors 7%., Medical causes were 3%. However, 47% were unexplained.

Conclusions: Despite innumerable investigations, sometimes or rather most of the times, the etiology remains obscure. It is this group of women who become a challenge to manage. Ultimately, most effective therapy for women with unexplained RPL is antenatal counseling, psychological support and tender loving care.


Anatomical factors, Endocrinal factors, Re-current pregnancy loss

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