Knowing the exact cause of biochemical pregnancy losses is quite complicated, as they usually occur in the first weeks of gestation.
However, most biochemical pregnancies are due to genetic alterations in the embryos or directly in the gametes (eggs and sperm). It may also be due to anatomical alterations in the woman's uterus or if she leads an unhealthy lifestyle.
Read the full article on: What Is a Chemical Pregnancy? – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment ( 32).
By Gorka Barrenetxea Ziarrusta M.D., Ph.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández B.A., M.A. (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 09/20/2021