Woman experiencing nosebleeds while she is pregnant

Nosebleeds During Pregnancy

Is there an increased risk of nosebleeds during pregnancy?  When you become pregnant your circulatory system must expand in order to accommodate your baby. With this expansion, your body creates…

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Pregnancy Line – Linea Nigra

The Pregnancy Line, which is more official called Linea Nigra, is the dark line that develops across your belly during pregnancy.  It is possible that the line may have previously…

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Woman getting a blood transfusion during her pregnancy

Blood Transfusions During Pregnancy

A blood transfusion is a frequently performed procedure where you receive blood through an intravenous (IV) line into one of your blood vessels.  Receiving a blood transfusion while pregnant is…

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diarrhea during pregnancy

Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Diarrhea during pregnancy is one of the unfortunate discomforts that sometimes shows up more easily. Diarrhea literally means “flowing through” and is defined as having three or more loose or…

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spotting during pregnancy

Spotting During Pregnancy

Spotting during pregnancy is a common concern that many pregnant women face. You are not alone with approximately 20% of women reporting that they experience spotting during their first 12…

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anemia during pregnancy

Anemia During Pregnancy

Anemia is a medical condition in which there is not enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the tissues in the body. When the tissues do not receive…

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