If there is rupture of the gestational sac membranes, a bacterial infection may occur, leading to major complications. Depending on the cause, it is also possible that there may be a problem in the mother's blood (coagulopathy) or that there may be major hemorrhages. Therefore, the first thing the doctor will do is to evaluate the medical situation of the pregnant woman and then make the most appropriate decision to remove the fetus.
Can anything happen to me if I have a dead baby in my womb?
By Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/20/2022
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)