Posts Tagged ‘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 itself too deeply into the... more...
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Placental Abruption

Placental Abruption Symptoms and Treatment Placental abruption is the separation of the placenta from the uterine lining. This condition usually occurs in the third trimester but can occur any time... more...
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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 also be called small-for-gestational-age (SGA) or... more...
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Fetal Distress

Historically, the term fetal distress has been used to describe when the fetus does not receive adequate amounts of oxygen during pregnancy or labor. It is oftentimes detected through an... more...
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Hernia During Pregnancy

Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention A hernia refers to a medical condition that happens when part of an internal organ protrudes externally through an opening in a muscle. The most... more...
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Molar Pregnancy

Molar Pregnancy: Symptoms, Risks, and Treatment A molar pregnancy is an abnormality of the placenta, caused by a problem when the egg and sperm join together at fertilization.  Also called... more...
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HELLP Syndrome

HELLP Syndrome is a series of symptoms that make up a syndrome that can affect pregnant women. HELLP syndrome is thought to be a variant of preeclampsia, but it may... more...
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Cholestasis of Pregnancy

Some women experience a very severe itching in late pregnancy. The most common cause of this is cholestasis, a common liver disease that only happens in pregnancy. Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP)... more...
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Cervical Cerclage

When a woman’s cervix is weak (sometimes called incompetent cervix) she is more likely to have a baby born prematurely because the cervix shortens or opens too early. In order to... more...
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