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Complications of Pregnancy

Unfortunately some women will experience complications in pregnancy. It might be something pregnancy related like pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH), placenta previa or gestational diabetes or some women have chronic problems that effect pregnancy like heart disease, asthma, etc. Learn about common complications and conditions and how to deal with them in pregnancy.
  1. Allergies and Pregnancy (5)
  2. Amniocentesis (7)
  3. Amniotic Fluid (6)
  4. Anemia (11)
  5. Antibodies (8)
  6. Asthma Pregnancy (5)
  7. Baby Complications (34)
  8. Bed Rest (21)
  9. Birth Defects (14)
  10. Bleeding (13)
  11. CVS (6)
  12. Cancer in Pregnancy (6)
  13. Celiac Disease & Pregnancy (5)
  14. DES Pregnancy (6)
  15. Diabetes (9)
  16. Diseases & Pregnancy (10)
  17. Eating Disorders (3)
  18. Epilepsy (5)
  19. Group B Strep (6)
  20. HIV/AIDS & Pregnancy (5)
  21. Heart Health (4)
  22. High Risk Pregnanc (13)
  23. Hypertension Preeclampsia (13)
  24. Incompetent Cervix (6)
  25. Placenta Previa (6)
  26. Preterm Labor (16)
  27. Rh Factor (6)
  28. STDs & Pregnancy (10)
  29. Smoking & Pregnancy (9)
  30. Surgery in Pregnancy (7)
  31. Thyroid & Pregnancy (6)
  32. Ultrasounds (11)
  33. Weight Loss Surgery (5)

Complications of Pregnancy
Pregnancy is usually a happy, healthy event. However, some women experience complications or suffer from chronic conditions in pregnancy or before pregnancy that threaten their well being as well as that of their baby. So whether it's Rh Factor, Gestational Diabetes or High Blood Pressure.

Reasons You Might Need a Biophysical Profile (BPP)
A Biophysical Profile (BPP) might be used in your pregnancy to assess how well your baby is doing and what treatment should take place, if any.

What is a high risk pregnancy
There are some risks to all pregnancies, but then there is a certain subsection of pregnancies that are classified high risk.

Birth Stories with Complications
Birth stories from women and their families who had various complications during pregnancy and/or during labor.

5 Reasons You Can't Have Sex in Pregnancy
Not being able to have sex may be a caused by a complication in pregnancy. Have you been advised to not have sex?

Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy
A quick look at bacterial vaginosis and the risks in pregnancy.

Corpus Luteal Cyst in Pregnancy
A corpus luteal cyst in pregnancy is not uncommon. What does it mean for your pregnancy?

Uterine Fibroids and Pregnancy
Fibroids can grow inside the uterus and effect fertility and your pregnancy. The good news is that they are rarely problematic.

Hidden and Denied Pregnancy
How often is it that a mother goes into labor not knowing that she is pregnant? It happens more ferquently than you might think.

I fell when pregnant, will that hurt the baby?
Falling in pregnancy is common, but do falls hurt the baby?

Prenatal Depression
Depression in pregnancy is possible and the awareness of this problem is growing.

False High Blood Pressure Leads to Increased Intervention
What you need to know on how to prevent this from happening to you.

Vasa Previa
Vasa previa is a complication of pregnancy.

Velamentous Cord Insertion
A velamentous insertion of the cord is a problem with the umbilical cord and its attachment to the placenta.

Depression in Pregnancy
Depression in pregnancy is real. It happens and more frequently than many people believe. Did you experience depression in pregnancy? Who diagnosed it? What treatments did you use?

Placenta Previa
What does a diagnosis of placenta previa mean to your pregnancy and your baby's health?

Progesterone Treatment in Pregnancy to Prevent Miscarriage
A look at using progesterone in pregnancy to try to help prevent miscarriage. Does it work?

Did you have a fibroid in pregnancy?
Fibroids can be found in the uterus sometimes during a normal pregnancy. Did you have one? What happened?

Can being hit in the stomach cause a miscarriage?
Severe trauma can cause problems for pregnancy. Here's what to do if you've had serious abdominal trauma.

Marijuana: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
A look at the risks of using marijuana in pregnancy and breastfeeding to the baby.

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