Category: Pregnancy Complications

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Pregnancy Complications

First-Trimester Screening

The First-Trimester Screening is an early optional non-invasive evaluation that combines a maternal blood screening test with an ultrasound evaluation of the fetus to identify

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Pregnancy Complications

Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a condition that occurs only during pregnancy. Some symptoms may include high blood pressure and protein in the urine, usually occurring after week

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Pregnancy Complications

Ectopic Pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg attaches itself in a place other than inside the uterus. Most cases occur in the fallopian tube and

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Pregnancy Complications

Signs of Miscarriage

A pregnancy that ends on its own within the first 20 weeks of gestation is called a miscarriage. It is the most common type of

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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).

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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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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

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