Second Pregnancy With A History Of First Pregnancy With Anencephalus?
good afternoon .. I want to ask … I have experienced baby annacealus history … my baby died … and now I am pregnant again … but after I ultrasound the doctor said I was fine. But I have to take medicine to give birth .. the brand for medicine is maxprimol … what do the doctors think … now my womb has reached 4 months …
anencephalus is a condition where there is failure of formation of the bones of the head and brain during pregnancy. Anencephalus can cause birth defects and usually the baby does not survive. The causes of anencephalus include a variety of factors. Some conditions that can affect the occurrence of anencephalus such as lack of folic acid, diabetes, infection during pregnancy, and genetics.
From the current situation you are experiencing, if you get pregnant again then the anencephalus condition may not occur, your pregnancy can be normal. Anencephalus can be detected by conducting periodic examinations by an obstetrician and usually will be detected by ultrasound examination. In addition, during pregnancy it is advisable to consume nutritious foods, and folic acid supplements may be needed. You can also take the medicine your doctor gave you. The drug is an antiviral class, your doctor may detect an infection or as a form of prevention. Therefore, periodically check with your gynecologist.
the following article that you can read about folic acid
may be useful. Thank you