Category: Pregnancy Complications

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Pregnancy Complications

Placenta Accreta

Placenta Accreta: Symptoms, Risks, and Treatment The placenta normally attaches to the uterine wall, however, there is a condition that occurs where the placenta attaches

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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

HIV/AIDS During Pregnancy

According to the March of Dimes, there are an estimated 120,000 to 160,000 women in the United States who have been infected with HIV. About

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Pregnancy Complications

Bed Rest During Pregnancy

Bed rest is commonly prescribed during pregnancy to alleviate certain pregnancy complications. Some women know it is coming because of their medical history, whereas others are surprised

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Pregnancy Complications

Stillbirth: Trying To Understand

According to the National Stillbirth Society, stillbirth is defined as the intrauterine death and subsequent delivery of a developing infant that occurs beyond 20 completed

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Pregnancy Complications

What is a High-Risk Pregnancy?

The term “high-risk pregnancy” suggests that in order to have a healthy and successful pregnancy and delivery, extra care is needed. This is often the

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Pregnancy Complications

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes, also known as herpes simplex virus (HSV), is a viral infection that affects nearly 1,600,000 new individuals each year. Approximately 45 million Americans

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