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Category: Pregnancy Complications

Hip pain during pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications

Hip Pain During Pregnancy

Hip pain during pregnancy is a common symptom that you may experience. This discomfort is most often felt late in pregnancy, specifically during the third

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Pregnancy Complications

Rh Factor Blood Type and Pregnancy

How Your Rh Factor Blood Type Affects Your Pregnancy Usually your Rh factor blood type isn’t an issue. But during pregnancy, being Rh-negative can be a problem

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Fertility

Incompetent Cervix: Weakened Cervix

During pregnancy, as the baby grows and gets heavier, it presses on the cervix. This pressure may cause the cervix to start to open before the baby

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Pregnancy Complications

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy. Like other types of diabetes, gestational diabetes affects how your cells use sugar (glucose).

Fetal Growth Restriction

The most common definition of fetal growth restriction is a fetal weight that is below the 10th percentile for gestational age as determined through an ultrasound. This can

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Pregnancy Complications

The Most Common Pregnancy Complications

Some consider hypertension and nausea as the most common pregnancy complications, but let’s look at the other most common pregnancy complications: Ectopic Pregnancy: Ectopic pregnancies

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Pregnancy Complications

Bacterial Vaginosis During Pregnancy

Approximately 10% – 30% of pregnant women will experience bacterial vaginosis (BV) during their pregnancy. BV is characterized by a shift from a healthy vaginal microbiome