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- Belly Pain in Pregnancy
- Big Baby
- Cervical Insufficiency
- Cholestasis of Pregnancy
- Depression During Pregnancy
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
- Hepatitis B During Pregnancy
- High Amniotic Fluid
- High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy
- High-Risk Pregnancy
- Hydrops Fetalis
- Large for Gestational Age
- Low Amniotic Fluid
- Low-Lying Placenta
- Molar Pregnancy
- Morning Sickness
- Obesity During Pregnancy
- Placenta Accreta
- Placenta Increta
- Placenta Percreta
- Placenta Previa
- Placental Abruption
- Placental Insufficiency
- Post-Term Pregnancy
- Pregnancy Loss
- Pregnancy Over 35
- Pregnancy-Related Problems
- Prelabor Rupture of Membranes
- Premature Baby
- Preterm Birth
- Pruritic Urticarial Papules and Plaques of Pregnancy
- Short Cervix
- Shoulder Dystocia
- Subchorionic Hemorrhage
- Tuberculosis in Pregnancy
- Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
- Two-Vessel Cord
- Urinary Problems During Pregnancy
- Uterine Scar Rupture
- Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy
- Vaginal Discharge and Leaking Fluid During Pregnancy
- Vaginal Infections During Pregnancy
Pregnancy Concerns and Complications
Provides links to info on pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period. Offers interactive tool to calculate your due date. Also links to interactive tool that shows how an embryo grows into a baby.
Learn how care providers help release a baby's shoulder if it gets stuck in the pelvis during delivery.
Find out the important things that happen to your baby near the end of pregnancy.
Learn about some of the negative effects of induced labor, including effects on your baby and to your body.
Learn how vaginal tears can happen with any size baby. Tears can be treated, and they heal quickly.
What is cervical insufficiency? Cervical insufficiency means that the cervix can't stay tightly closed during the second trimester of pregnancy. Instead, the cervix opens (dilates) with little or no pain, usually before 24 weeks. This can lead to miscarriage or birth of a premature baby. You may also hear this...
Cervical cerclage is the placement of stitches in the cervix to hold it closed. In select cases, this procedure is used to keep a weak cervix (incompetent cervix) from opening early. When a cervix opens early, it may cause preterm labor and...
Depression is common during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. If you have symptoms of depression during pregnancy or are depressed and learn you are pregnant, make a treatment plan with your doctor right away. If you are being treated for depression and are planning a pregnancy, talk to your doctor ahead of...
Discusses ectopic pregnancy (tubal pregnancy), a condition where a fertilized egg grows outside of the uterus. Covers tests and treatments. Discusses complications, including fallopian tube damage. Covers risk factors like smoking, PID, or tubal ligation.
Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a group of rare diseases in which abnormal trophoblast cells grow inside the uterus after conception. In gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), a tumor develops inside the uterus from tissue that forms after conception (the joining of sperm and egg). This tissue is made of...