Management Of Fetal Death In The Womb At The Age Of 10 Weeks?
Afternoon, sorry to ask .. I was pregnant at 10 weeks of pregnancy .. the doctor I control said my baby was twins, but it was seen when the ultrasound of one of the babies had a very weak heartbeat (small) but the doctor said that the baby was sentenced iufd .. is there still hope for my two babies to be born safely and normally ?? Even if one has to die, what is the effect on my other baby ?? And what’s the solution ?? Thank you doctor
Good evening Fathin, thank you for asking in the HealthReplies.com forum.
IUFD is an abbreviation of intrauterine fetal death or fetal death in the womb, which means that the fetus that is contained has died.
IUFD in multiple pregnancies is a fairly common complication, especially if there is indeed a high-risk abnormality that causes death in one fetus, such as only one palsenta or a transfusion from one fetus to another fetus resulting in impaired nutrient intake from the fetus give a transfusion. Although these complications occur frequently, the incidence of IUFD in early gestational age is quite rare, and if it is proven that one fetus has died, further action is needed to prevent complications for his brother and also for the mother.
Therefore, you should reconfirm the condition of your pregnancy by seeking a second opinion from another obstetrician. Choose a plan of action that suits your liking.
Regarding the possibility for both of them to be born normally and healthy is very small because one of the fetuses has been declared dead, so if it is indeed dead it will not be possible to maintain it because it is too risky to endanger the mother and can become rotten causing uterine infection which endangers not only the mother but also her brother.
For now, as I have written above, seek a second opinion from another biological doctor to ascertain the condition of your fetus, whether it can still be maintained or other actions are needed.
I hope this helps.