Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.
A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a blood disease (HEMATOLOGIC DISEASES) which involves BLOOD CELLS or COAGULATION FACTORS. The hematologic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
Pathological processes of the female URINARY TRACT, the reproductive system (GENITALIA, FEMALE), and disorders related to PREGNANCY.
The beginning third of a human PREGNANCY, from the first day of the last normal menstrual period (MENSTRUATION) through the completion of 14 weeks (98 days) of gestation.
A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).
Expulsion of the product of FERTILIZATION before completing the term of GESTATION and without deliberate interference.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and NEOPLASMS. The neoplastic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
The failure of a FETUS to attain its expected FETAL GROWTH at any GESTATIONAL AGE.
Premature separation of the normally implanted PLACENTA from the UTERUS. Signs of varying degree of severity include UTERINE BLEEDING, uterine MUSCLE HYPERTONIA, and FETAL DISTRESS or FETAL DEATH.
CHILDBIRTH before 37 weeks of PREGNANCY (259 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period, or 245 days after FERTILIZATION).
The process of bearing developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero in non-human mammals, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A highly vascularized mammalian fetal-maternal organ and major site of transport of oxygen, nutrients, and fetal waste products. It includes a fetal portion (CHORIONIC VILLI) derived from TROPHOBLASTS and a maternal portion (DECIDUA) derived from the uterine ENDOMETRIUM. The placenta produces an array of steroid, protein and peptide hormones (PLACENTAL HORMONES).
The middle third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 15th through the 28th completed week (99 to 196 days) of gestation.
A branch arising from the internal iliac artery in females, that supplies blood to the uterus.
The last third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 29th through the 42nd completed week (197 to 294 days) of gestation.
Deliberate and planned acts of unlawful behavior engaged in by aggrieved segments of the population in seeking social change.
Pathologic processes that affect patients after a surgical procedure. They may or may not be related to the disease for which the surgery was done, and they may or may not be direct results of the surgery.
Pathological processes or abnormal functions of the PLACENTA.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
Onset of HYPERREFLEXIA; SEIZURES; or COMA in a previously diagnosed pre-eclamptic patient (PRE-ECLAMPSIA).
The condition of carrying TWINS simultaneously.
Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).
An infant during the first month after birth.
The circulation of BLOOD, of both the mother and the FETUS, through the PLACENTA.
The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.
Cells lining the outside of the BLASTOCYST. After binding to the ENDOMETRIUM, trophoblasts develop into two distinct layers, an inner layer of mononuclear cytotrophoblasts and an outer layer of continuous multinuclear cytoplasm, the syncytiotrophoblasts, which form the early fetal-maternal interface (PLACENTA).
Diabetes mellitus induced by PREGNANCY but resolved at the end of pregnancy. It does not include previously diagnosed diabetics who become pregnant (PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS). Gestational diabetes usually develops in late pregnancy when insulin antagonistic hormones peaks leading to INSULIN RESISTANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; and HYPERGLYCEMIA.
Malformations of organs or body parts during development in utero.
Death of the developing young in utero. BIRTH of a dead FETUS is STILLBIRTH.
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.
The condition of carrying two or more FETUSES simultaneously.
Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
The event that a FETUS is born dead or stillborn.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
An infant having a birth weight lower than expected for its gestational age.
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Three or more consecutive spontaneous abortions.
The visualization of tissues during pregnancy through recording of the echoes of ultrasonic waves directed into the body. The procedure may be applied with reference to the mother or the fetus and with reference to organs or the detection of maternal or fetal disease.
Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The ratio of the number of conceptions (CONCEPTION) including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; and fetal losses, to the mean number of females of reproductive age in a population during a set time period.
The age of the mother in PREGNANCY.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Autoantibodies directed against phospholipids. These antibodies are characteristically found in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, SYSTEMIC;), ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME; related autoimmune diseases, some non-autoimmune diseases, and also in healthy individuals.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Failure of the PLACENTA to deliver an adequate supply of nutrients and OXYGEN to the FETUS.
The three approximately equal periods of a normal human PREGNANCY. Each trimester is about three months or 13 to 14 weeks in duration depending on the designation of the first day of gestation.
The development of the PLACENTA, a highly vascularized mammalian fetal-maternal organ and major site of transport of oxygen, nutrients, and fetal waste products between mother and FETUS. The process begins at FERTILIZATION, through the development of CYTOTROPHOBLASTS and SYNCYTIOTROPHOBLASTS, the formation of CHORIONIC VILLI, to the progressive increase in BLOOD VESSELS to support the growing fetus.
The offspring in multiple pregnancies (PREGNANCY, MULTIPLE): TWINS; TRIPLETS; QUADRUPLETS; QUINTUPLETS; etc.
Tests to determine whether or not an individual is pregnant.
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
Exchange of substances between the maternal blood and the fetal blood at the PLACENTA via PLACENTAL CIRCULATION. The placental barrier excludes microbial or viral transmission.
The state of PREGNANCY in women with DIABETES MELLITUS. This does not include either symptomatic diabetes or GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE induced by pregnancy (DIABETES, GESTATIONAL) which resolves at the end of pregnancy.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The most common (>96%) type of ectopic pregnancy in which the extrauterine EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs in the FALLOPIAN TUBE, usually in the ampullary region where FERTILIZATION takes place.
The presence of antibodies directed against phospholipids (ANTIBODIES, ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID). The condition is associated with a variety of diseases, notably systemic lupus erythematosus and other connective tissue diseases, thrombopenia, and arterial or venous thromboses. In pregnancy it can cause abortion. Of the phospholipids, the cardiolipins show markedly elevated levels of anticardiolipin antibodies (ANTIBODIES, ANTICARDIOLIPIN). Present also are high levels of lupus anticoagulant (LUPUS COAGULATION INHIBITOR).
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
Clinical and laboratory techniques used to enhance fertility in humans and animals.
Morphological and physiological development of FETUSES.
An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.
Spontaneous tearing of the membranes surrounding the FETUS any time before the onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR. Preterm PROM is membrane rupture before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
An assisted reproductive technique that includes the direct handling and manipulation of oocytes and sperm to achieve fertilization in vitro.
Pregnancy in human adolescent females under the age of 19.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
The hormone-responsive glandular layer of ENDOMETRIUM that sloughs off at each menstrual flow (decidua menstrualis) or at the termination of pregnancy. During pregnancy, the thickest part of the decidua forms the maternal portion of the PLACENTA, thus named decidua placentalis. The thin portion of the decidua covering the rest of the embryo is the decidua capsularis.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
A disorder of HEMOSTASIS in which there is a tendency for the occurrence of THROMBOSIS.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Pregnancy, usually accidental, that is not desired by the parent or parents.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
A thiol-containing amino acid formed by a demethylation of METHIONINE.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and parasitic diseases. The parasitic infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
A term used to describe pregnancies that exceed the upper limit of a normal gestational period. In humans, a prolonged pregnancy is defined as one that extends beyond 42 weeks (294 days) after the first day of the last menstrual period (MENSTRUATION), or birth with gestational age of 41 weeks or more.
Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A range of values for a variable of interest, e.g., a rate, constructed so that this range has a specified probability of including the true value of the variable.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A type of ectopic pregnancy in which the EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN implants in the ABDOMINAL CAVITY instead of in the ENDOMETRIUM of the UTERUS.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Physiological mechanisms that sustain the state of PREGNANCY.
Endometrial implantation of EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN at the BLASTOCYST stage.
The transfer of mammalian embryos from an in vivo or in vitro environment to a suitable host to improve pregnancy or gestational outcome in human or animal. In human fertility treatment programs, preimplantation embryos ranging from the 4-cell stage to the blastocyst stage are transferred to the uterine cavity between 3-5 days after FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with the disease of diabetes mellitus. Due to the impaired control of BLOOD GLUCOSE level in diabetic patients, pathological processes develop in numerous tissues and organs including the EYE, the KIDNEY, the BLOOD VESSELS, and the NERVE TISSUE.
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
The consequences of exposing the FETUS in utero to certain factors, such as NUTRITION PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA; PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; DRUGS; RADIATION; and other physical or chemical factors. These consequences are observed later in the offspring after BIRTH.
Selective abortion of one or more embryos or fetuses in a multiple gestation pregnancy. The usual goal is to improve the outcome for the remaining embryos or fetuses.
Diminished or absent ability of a female to achieve conception.
The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Congenital abnormalities caused by medicinal substances or drugs of abuse given to or taken by the mother, or to which she is inadvertently exposed during the manufacture of such substances. The concept excludes abnormalities resulting from exposure to non-medicinal chemicals in the environment.
The repetitive uterine contraction during childbirth which is associated with the progressive dilation of the uterine cervix (CERVIX UTERI). Successful labor results in the expulsion of the FETUS and PLACENTA. Obstetric labor can be spontaneous or induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.
Disorders or diseases associated with PUERPERIUM, the six-to-eight-week period immediately after PARTURITION in humans.
The unborn young of a viviparous mammal, in the postembryonic period, after the major structures have been outlined. In humans, the unborn young from the end of the eighth week after CONCEPTION until BIRTH, as distinguished from the earlier EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN.
A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Two individuals derived from two FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother. Twins are either monozygotic (TWINS, MONOZYGOTIC) or dizygotic (TWINS, DIZYGOTIC).
The processes of milk secretion by the maternal MAMMARY GLANDS after PARTURITION. The proliferation of the mammary glandular tissue, milk synthesis, and milk expulsion or let down are regulated by the interactions of several hormones including ESTRADIOL; PROGESTERONE; PROLACTIN; and OXYTOCIN.
Determination of the nature of a pathological condition or disease in the postimplantation EMBRYO; FETUS; or pregnant female before birth.
Abortion induced to save the life or health of a pregnant woman. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A gonadotropic glycoprotein hormone produced primarily by the PLACENTA. Similar to the pituitary LUTEINIZING HORMONE in structure and function, chorionic gonadotropin is involved in maintaining the CORPUS LUTEUM during pregnancy. CG consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is virtually identical to the alpha subunits of the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH, and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity (CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN, BETA SUBUNIT, HUMAN).
Pathophysiological conditions of the FETUS in the UTERUS. Some fetal diseases may be treated with FETAL THERAPIES.
Exposure of the female parent, human or animal, to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals that may affect offspring. It includes pre-conception maternal exposure.
Non-steroidal chemical compounds with abortifacient activity.
The period of confinement of a patient to a hospital or other health facility.
Artificial introduction of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.
A clear, yellowish liquid that envelopes the FETUS inside the sac of AMNION. In the first trimester, it is likely a transudate of maternal or fetal plasma. In the second trimester, amniotic fluid derives primarily from fetal lung and kidney. Cells or substances in this fluid can be removed for prenatal diagnostic tests (AMNIOCENTESIS).
The mucous membrane lining of the uterine cavity that is hormonally responsive during the MENSTRUAL CYCLE and PREGNANCY. The endometrium undergoes cyclic changes that characterize MENSTRUATION. After successful FERTILIZATION, it serves to sustain the developing embryo.
Inability to reproduce after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive sterility is permanent infertility.
An assisted fertilization technique consisting of the microinjection of a single viable sperm into an extracted ovum. It is used principally to overcome low sperm count, low sperm motility, inability of sperm to penetrate the egg, or other conditions related to male infertility (INFERTILITY, MALE).
Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.
The number of pregnancies, complete or incomplete, experienced by a female. It is different from PARITY, which is the number of offspring borne. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.
Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.
Bleeding or escape of blood from a vessel.
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
Termination of pregnancy under conditions allowed under local laws. (POPLINE Thesaurus, 1991)
The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.
The beta subunit of human CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN. Its structure is similar to the beta subunit of LUTEINIZING HORMONE, except for the additional 30 amino acids at the carboxy end with the associated carbohydrate residues. HCG-beta is used as a diagnostic marker for early detection of pregnancy, spontaneous abortion (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS); ECTOPIC PREGNANCY; HYDATIDIFORM MOLE; CHORIOCARCINOMA; or DOWN SYNDROME.
Failure of equipment to perform to standard. The failure may be due to defects or improper use.
Bleeding from blood vessels in the UTERUS, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.
Techniques for the artifical induction of ovulation, the rupture of the follicle and release of the ovum.
The event that a FETUS is born alive with heartbeats or RESPIRATION regardless of GESTATIONAL AGE. Such liveborn is called a newborn infant (INFANT, NEWBORN).
Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.
Nutrition of a mother which affects the health of the FETUS and INFANT as well as herself.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
The removal of fluids or discharges from the body, such as from a wound, sore, or cavity.
UTERINE BLEEDING from a GESTATION of less than 20 weeks without any CERVICAL DILATATION. It is characterized by vaginal bleeding, lower back discomfort, or midline pelvic cramping and a risk factor for MISCARRIAGE.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
The smooth muscle coat of the uterus, which forms the main mass of the organ.
Methods of detecting pregnancy by examining the levels of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) in plasma or urine.
Trophoblastic hyperplasia associated with normal gestation, or molar pregnancy. It is characterized by the swelling of the CHORIONIC VILLI and elevated human CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN. Hydatidiform moles or molar pregnancy may be categorized as complete or partial based on their gross morphology, histopathology, and karyotype.
Migration of a foreign body from its original location to some other location in the body.
Three individuals derived from three FETUSES that were fertilized at or about the same time, developed in the UTERUS simultaneously, and born to the same mother.
Use or insertion of a tubular device into a duct, blood vessel, hollow organ, or body cavity for injecting or withdrawing fluids for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes. It differs from INTUBATION in that the tube here is used to restore or maintain patency in obstructions.
Nutrition of FEMALE during PREGNANCY.
Chemical substances that interrupt pregnancy after implantation.
A collection of blood outside the BLOOD VESSELS. Hematoma can be localized in an organ, space, or tissue.
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
A distribution in which a variable is distributed like the sum of the squares of any given independent random variable, each of which has a normal distribution with mean of zero and variance of one. The chi-square test is a statistical test based on comparison of a test statistic to a chi-square distribution. The oldest of these tests are used to detect whether two or more population distributions differ from one another.
Hemorrhage following any surgical procedure. It may be immediate or delayed and is not restricted to the surgical wound.
A syndrome of HEMOLYSIS, elevated liver ENZYMES, and low blood platelets count (THROMBOCYTOPENIA). HELLP syndrome is observed in pregnant women with PRE-ECLAMPSIA or ECLAMPSIA who also exhibit LIVER damage and abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION.
Any adverse condition in a patient occurring as the result of treatment by a physician, surgeon, or other health professional, especially infections acquired by a patient during the course of treatment.
Female parents, human or animal.
Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.
Catheters designed to be left within an organ or passage for an extended period of time.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
Diseases in any part of the BILIARY TRACT including the BILE DUCTS and the GALLBLADDER.
Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.
Methods pertaining to the generation of new individuals, including techniques used in selective BREEDING, cloning (CLONING, ORGANISM), and assisted reproduction (REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, ASSISTED).
The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Transfer of preovulatory oocytes from donor to a suitable host. Oocytes are collected, fertilized in vitro, and transferred to a host that can be human or animal.
Devices that provide support for tubular structures that are being anastomosed or for body cavities during skin grafting.
VASCULAR DISEASES that are associated with DIABETES MELLITUS.
Agents that prevent clotting.
Procedures of applying ENDOSCOPES for disease diagnosis and treatment. Endoscopy involves passing an optical instrument through a small incision in the skin i.e., percutaneous; or through a natural orifice and along natural body pathways such as the digestive tract; and/or through an incision in the wall of a tubular structure or organ, i.e. transluminal, to examine or perform surgery on the interior parts of the body.
Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.
Techniques for securing together the edges of a wound, with loops of thread or similar materials (SUTURES).
The disintegration and assimilation of the dead FETUS in the UTERUS at any stage after the completion of organogenesis which, in humans, is after the 9th week of GESTATION. It does not include embryo resorption (see EMBRYO LOSS).
A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
A condition of fetal overgrowth leading to a large-for-gestational-age FETUS. It is defined as BIRTH WEIGHT greater than 4,000 grams or above the 90th percentile for population and sex-specific growth curves. It is commonly seen in GESTATIONAL DIABETES; PROLONGED PREGNANCY; and pregnancies complicated by pre-existing diabetes mellitus.
Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
The threadlike, vascular projections of the chorion. Chorionic villi may be free or embedded within the DECIDUA forming the site for exchange of substances between fetal and maternal blood (PLACENTA).
Intractable VOMITING that develops in early PREGNANCY and persists. This can lead to DEHYDRATION and WEIGHT LOSS.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
A method of hemostasis utilizing various agents such as Gelfoam, silastic, metal, glass, or plastic pellets, autologous clot, fat, and muscle as emboli. It has been used in the treatment of spinal cord and INTRACRANIAL ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATIONS, renal arteriovenous fistulas, gastrointestinal bleeding, epistaxis, hypersplenism, certain highly vascular tumors, traumatic rupture of blood vessels, and control of operative hemorrhage.
The period of care beginning when the patient is removed from surgery and aimed at meeting the patient's psychological and physical needs directly after surgery. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.
Maternal deaths resulting from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in a given population.
The weight of the FETUS in utero. It is usually estimated by various formulas based on measurements made during PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY.
A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.
Percutaneous transabdominal puncture of the uterus during pregnancy to obtain amniotic fluid. It is commonly used for fetal karyotype determination in order to diagnose abnormal fetal conditions.
The yellow body derived from the ruptured OVARIAN FOLLICLE after OVULATION. The process of corpus luteum formation, LUTEINIZATION, is regulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE.
Morphological and physiological development of EMBRYOS or FETUSES.
Procedures that avoid use of open, invasive surgery in favor of closed or local surgery. These generally involve use of laparoscopic devices and remote-control manipulation of instruments with indirect observation of the surgical field through an endoscope or similar device.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Incision into the side of the abdomen between the ribs and pelvis.
The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.
Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.
Blood of the fetus. Exchange of nutrients and waste between the fetal and maternal blood occurs via the PLACENTA. The cord blood is blood contained in the umbilical vessels (UMBILICAL CORD) at the time of delivery.
Abnormal communication most commonly seen between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
Preservation of cells, tissues, organs, or embryos by freezing. In histological preparations, cryopreservation or cryofixation is used to maintain the existing form, structure, and chemical composition of all the constituent elements of the specimens.
Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.

Biochemical indices of osteomalacia in pregnant Asian immigrants in Britain. (1/5172)

Serum calcium, phosphate and alkaline phosphatase, and urinary calcium excretion were examined during the second trimester of uncomplicated normal pregnancy in Asian immigrants to Britain and in local Caucasians. The mean serum calcium was significantly lower in Asians than in Caucasians, and the mean serum alkaline phosphatase was significantly higher in Asians. The geometric mean of the urinary calcium excretion was highly significantly lower in Asians than in Caucasians. The variances of the serum calcium, serum alkaline phosphatase, and urine calcium excretion did not differ significantly in the two populations. This indicates that there is a shift in values of immigrant Asians as a group compared with Caucasians. A comparison with figures obtained on normal nonpregnant persons of both suggests that the shift is not an inherent feature of the Asian population.  (+info)

Home care of high risk pregnant women by advanced practice nurses: nurse time consumed. (2/5172)

This study examined the time spent by advanced practice nurses (APNs) in providing prenatal care to women with high risk pregnancies. The results indicate that the overall mean APN time spent in providing prenatal care was 51.3 hours per woman. The greatest amount of time was spent in the clinic and women with pregestational diabetes consumed the most APN time and required the most contacts. Historically, home care services have been measured by number of visits or contacts. This study assists home care nurses and administrators to consider additional measurements including time spent.  (+info)

Effect of vitamin A and beta carotene supplementation on women's health.(3/5172)

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Double blind, cluster randomised trial of low dose supplementation with vitamin A or beta carotene on mortality related to pregnancy in Nepal. The NNIPS-2 Study Group. (4/5172)

OBJECTIVE: To assess the impact on mortality related to pregnancy of supplementing women of reproductive age each week with a recommended dietary allowance of vitamin A, either preformed or as beta carotene. DESIGN: Double blind, cluster randomised, placebo controlled field trial. SETTING: Rural southeast central plains of Nepal (Sarlahi district). SUBJECTS: 44 646 married women, of whom 20 119 became pregnant 22 189 times. INTERVENTION: 270 wards randomised to 3 groups of 90 each for women to receive weekly a single oral supplement of placebo, vitamin A (7000 micrograms retinol equivalents) or beta carotene (42 mg, or 7000 micrograms retinol equivalents) for over 31/2 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: All cause mortality in women during pregnancy up to 12 weeks post partum (pregnancy related mortality) and mortality during pregnancy to 6 weeks postpartum, excluding deaths apparently related to injury (maternal mortality). RESULTS: Mortality related to pregnancy in the placebo, vitamin A, and beta carotene groups was 704, 426, and 361 deaths per 100 000 pregnancies, yielding relative risks (95% confidence intervals) of 0. 60 (0.37 to 0.97) and 0.51 (0.30 to 0.86). This represented reductions of 40% (P<0.04) and 49% (P<0.01) among those who received vitamin A and beta carotene. Combined, vitamin A or beta carotene lowered mortality by 44% (0.56 (0.37 to 0.84), P<0.005) and reduced the maternal mortality ratio from 645 to 385 deaths per 100 000 live births, or by 40% (P<0.02). Differences in cause of death could not be reliably distinguished between supplemented and placebo groups. CONCLUSION: Supplementation of women with either vitamin A or beta carotene at recommended dietary amounts during childbearing years can lower mortality related to pregnancy in rural, undernourished populations of south Asia.  (+info)

Effects of twinning on gestation length, retained placenta, and dystocia. (5/5172)

Constraints to maximal productivity from twinning in beef cattle include increased incidence of dystocia and retained placenta, longer postpartum interval, and lower conception rate. Incidence and cause(s) of the shorter gestation length and of the increased retained placenta and dystocia associated with twinning were evaluated for 3,370 single and 1,014 twin births produced in a population of cattle selected for natural twin births. Gestation length was shorter for twin than for single pregnancies (275.6 vs. 281.3 d, P<.01) and likely contributed to the higher incidence of retained placenta associated with twin births (27.9 vs. 1.9%; P<.01). Incidence of retained placenta was also higher in the spring (March-April) than in the fall (August-September) calving season (18.3 vs. 11.4%; P<.01). The higher incidence of dystocia with twins than with singles (46.9 vs. 20.6%, P<.01) was primarily due to abnormal presentation (37.0 vs. 4.5%, respectively) of one or both twin calves at parturition. First- (40.5%) and second- (22.7%) parity dams with a single birth had more (P<.01) dystocia than older dams (13.4%), whereas dystocia was not affected (P>.10) by parity with twin births. Because of the shorter gestation length and the increased incidence of retained placenta and(or) dystocia, achievement of increased productivity with twinning in cattle necessitates intensive management of twin-producing dams and their calves during the calving season. Management of the increased dystocia can be facilitated by preparturient diagnosis of twin pregnancies, enabling timely administration of obstetrical assistance to facilitate delivery of twin calves and to increase their neonatal survival.  (+info)

Liver disease in pregnancy. (6/5172)

Acute viral hepatitis is the most common cause of jaundice in pregnancy. The course of acute hepatitis is unaffected by pregnancy, except in patients with hepatitis E and disseminated herpes simplex infections, in which maternal and fetal mortality rates are significantly increased. Chronic hepatitis B or C infections may be transmitted to neonates; however, hepatitis B virus transmission is effectively prevented with perinatal hepatitis B vaccination and prophylaxis with hepatitis B immune globulin. Cholelithiasis occurs in 6 percent of pregnancies; complications can safely be treated with surgery. Women with chronic liver disease or cirrhosis exhibit a higher risk of fetal loss during pregnancy. Preeclampsia is associated with HELLP (hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet count) syndrome, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, and hepatic infarction and rupture. These rare diseases result in increased maternal and fetal mortality. Treatment involves prompt delivery, whereupon the liver disease quickly reverses. Therapy with penicillamine, trientine, prednisone or azathioprine can be safely continued during pregnancy.  (+info)

Time-dependent and tissue-specific effects of circulating glucose on fetal ovine glucose transporters. (7/5172)

To determine the cellular adaptations to fetal hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, we examined the time-dependent effects on basal (GLUT-1 and GLUT-3) and insulin-responsive (GLUT-4) glucose transporter proteins by quantitative Western blot analysis in fetal ovine insulin-insensitive (brain and liver) and insulin-sensitive (myocardium, skeletal muscle, and adipose) tissues. Maternal glucose infusions causing fetal hyperglycemia resulted in a transient 30% increase in brain GLUT-1 but not GLUT-3 levels and a decline in liver and adipose GLUT-1 and myocardial and skeletal muscle GLUT-1 and GLUT-4 levels compared with gestational age-matched controls. Maternal insulin infusions leading to fetal hypoglycemia caused a decline in brain GLUT-3, an increase in brain GLUT-1, and a subsequent decline in liver GLUT-1, with no significant change in insulin-sensitive myocardium, skeletal muscle, and adipose tissue GLUT-1 or GLUT-4 concentrations, compared with gestational age-matched sham controls. We conclude that fetal glucose transporters are subject to a time-dependent and tissue- and isoform-specific differential regulation in response to altered circulating glucose and/or insulin concentrations. These cellular adaptations in GLUT-1 (and GLUT-3) are geared toward protecting the conceptus from perturbations in substrate availability, and the adaptations in GLUT-4 are geared toward development of fetal insulin resistance.  (+info)

Desmoid tumour. The risk of recurrent or new disease with subsequent pregnancy: a case report. (8/5172)

Desmoid tumours are rare, benign tumours arising from fibrous tissue in muscle fascia or aponeurosis. They are most common in women of child-bearing age and most often appear during or after pregnancy in this age group. The recommended treatment is wide surgical excision, if possible, but unresectable tumours may be treated with radiotherapy, anticancer drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents or antiestrogenic compounds. The recurrence rate is high and seems to be related to the achievement of resection margins free of tumour. The literature is not specific about how to counsel women who have had a desmoid tumour and subsequently wish to have a child. Patients should be advised that these tumours may be estrogen sensitive but subsequent pregnancy is not necessarily a risk factor for recurrence or development of new disease.  (+info)

Overweight and obesity pose a big challenge to pregnancy as they are associated with adverse maternal and perinatal outcome. Evidence of lifestyle intervention resulting in improved pregnancy outcome is conflicting. Hence the objective of this study is to determine the efficacy of antenatal dietary, activity, behaviour or lifestyle interventions in overweight and obese pregnant women to improve maternal and perinatal outcomes. A systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised and non-randomised clinical trials following prior registration (CRD420111122 http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO ) and PRISMA guidelines was employed. A search of the Cochrane Library, EMBASE, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Maternity and Infant care and eight other databases for studies published prior to January 2012 was undertaken. Electronic literature searches, study selection, methodology and quality appraisal were performed independently by two authors. Methodological quality of
Myo-Inositol is classified as a member of the vitamin B complex. It is a constituent of living cells and is widespread in many food. It is involved in a number of biological processes, including insulin signal transduction, resulting in modulating insulin sensitivity. This is a prospective, randomized, double center, placebo-controlled study. Two hundred and twenty obese pregnant women will be included in the trial and, after an informed consent, will assume randomly 2 g of myo-inositol twice a day or placebo from 12-13th weeks gestation until delivery. Then,they will perform an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) at 24-28th weeks gestation. Records about delivery (gestational age, neonatal weight...) will be registered ...
The effect of providing an antenatal dietary intervention for overweight or obese pregnant women on maternal and infant health outcomes remains unclear.
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Pregnancy complications can arise at any stage and pose different grades of risks to the health of a mother and her baby. Read pregnancy complications here on Huggies.
Pregnancy Complications are more common than most of the people think. Even for those women who are healthy and have had children before,........
Common Pregnancy Complications Case Study The purpose of this Assignment is to work through a common pregnancy complication case study. You will dete
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their child following pregnancy complications, the couple announced on their social media accounts
Identifying the High-Risk Pregnancy A concurrent disorder, pregnancy-related complication, or external factor jeopardizes the health of the mother, fetus or both Table 20.1 Factors that categorize a pregnancy as High Risk: Psychological Social Physical
A woman who is over the age of 35 is considered to be of advanced maternal age. This age bracket puts you at a higher risk of pregnancy complications, labor issues, and birth defects. Youre probably aware that bearing children when youre younger may be healthier for you as the mother and for your children as well. Of course, having your children when youre young may be medically preferable, but not everyone has the ability to plan their family at that age. If youre starting your family when youre somewhat older, youre certainly not alone, and if you listen to your obstetrician, you should be just fine. Its a good idea to have a reputable OBGYN on hand because youll want to visit regularly for prenatal checkups during your pregnancy. If you would like to find out how you can avoid any kind of complications, you can also visit your doctor before getting pregnant. ...
Many women experience pregnancy complications that can be mild to life threatening and can include preterm delivery, high blood pressure & ectopic pregnancy
The latest report in the BCBS Health of America series examines the rise of pregnancy complications. Providers say millennial women are bringing more chronic conditions into pregnancy, and that prenatal mitigation steps are the best way forward. The data was released during the COVID-19 pandemic which is adding further confounding prenatal care.. Read more here: https://www.bcbsnd.com/newscenter/health-wellness/maternity-process-impacted-by-covid-19-as-pregnancy-complication.. ...
Objective To examine whether a policy of home visits reduces the amount of antenatal care provided by hospital maternity units. Design A meta-analysis of three randomized controlled trials. Setting 9 maternity units in France. Subjects 1410 women with pregnancy complications. Intervention 1 or 2 home visits a week by a midwife. Main outcome...
Pregnancy complications may need special medical care. Common complications include gestational diabetes and anema. Learn about different complications and how to know when to call
Preclinical research demonstrates for the first time that refocusing an expectant mothers immune cells to prevent them from attacking the fetus may be a therapeutic strategy for preventing pregnancy complications like stillbirth or prematurity. Scientists at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center report their findings March 9 in The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
About 830 women die daily from avoidable childbirth and pregnancy complications. Half of these women live in sub-Saharan Africa. 99% of all maternal deaths ...
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Read 1038 questions with answers, advice and tips about pregnancy complications from moms communities. Some of the questions from moms: Seeking Advise on Breach Baby, Bicornuate Uterus, Is It Possible to Leak Amniotic Fluid Started at 30 Weeks?
(HealthDay)-Several first-time pregnancy complications are associated with development of hypertension (HTN) two to seven years later, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Finding out youre pregnant can be one of the most exciting times in your life. But it can also be one of the most overwhelming, leading to a whole host of questions and potential worries. These feelings are normal, especially for first-time moms. Lets take a look at this pregnancy complications list to see what some of the most common problems are.
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Every two minutes, a woman dies from pregnancy complications. Think about that for a minute. Every two minutes. While youre brushing your teeth in the morning, a woman is dying. In the time it takes me to get my son to the bus stop and drive back home, three women…
Under the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), pregnancy is generally not considered a disability. However, it may qualify as one if an employee is suffering from a medical condition that is stemming from her pregnancy.
One-third of the women who died from pregnancy-related complications died weeks or months after childbirth, up to a year after their babies were born, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Placental vascular disorders during early pregnancy is associated with increased risk of developing serious obstetric complications, a study from The American Journal of Pathology reported.
In the past, type 2 diabetes has been viewed as a less serious condition than type 1 diabetes and may have been subject to less vigilant care, add the authors. However, in view of these findings, and the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in young adults, raised awareness of the increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in this group of women is needed ...
Before pregnancy, make sure to talk to your doctor about health problems you have now or have had in the past. If you are receiving treatment for a health problem, your doctor might want to change the way your health problem is managed. Some medicines used to treat health problems could be harmful if taken during pregnancy. At the same time, stopping medicines that you need could be more harmful than the risks posed should you become pregnant. Be assured that you are likely to have a normal, healthy baby when health problems are under control and you get good prenatal care.. ...
As many of us are aware pregnancy is a time of lowered immunity and women are more susceptible to infections at this time. Flu and pregnancy may be cause
  Sad news. Destinys Child original group member LaTavia Roberson has been rushed to the hospital due to complications from her current pregnancy, and is reportedly in bad shape.
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Researchers from The University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust have identified proteins in the blood that could be used to predict whether a woman in her first pregnancy is at increased ...
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Dr. Jen Ashton discusses Chrissy Teigen opening up about losing her baby 20 weeks into her pregnancy and advice for those who may have experienced a similar loss.
Most pregnancies proceed without any complications. But sometimes problems do occur. Heres what to expect if youre diagnosed with one of them.
If I had a hard time conceiving naturally, sustaining a pregnancy is a whole new level of difficulty. Soon after I found I was pregnant, I went to Hi-Precision Diagnostics lab to test for APAS. I first heard about it after my second miscarriage in 2016, when my OB suggested I take a blood test.…
If I had a hard time conceiving naturally, sustaining a pregnancy is a whole new level of difficulty. Soon after I found I was pregnant, I went to Hi-Precision Diagnostics lab to test for APAS. I first heard about it after my second miscarriage in 2016, when my OB suggested I take a blood test.…
Camila Alves has not been able to pick up her children since she gave birth for the third time. The Brazilian model-and-designer - the wife of actor Matthew McConaughey - endured a tough pregnancy and labour with son Livingston and...
Most women hope to have a routine pregnancy with few to no problems, followed by an uneventful labor and delivery. We asked Dr. Laura Zuidema, Division Chief for Maternal Fetal Medicine with Spectrum
This is a vital fact that STDs contracted during pregnancy is quite life threatening. Most of the women are not even aware of the potential consequences of such diseases even before they get pregnant so they need to know how to protect themselves and their upcoming children from these threats. ...
Researchers have a better idea what causes a form of heart failure during pregnancy - that often occurs in otherwise healthy women.. ...
Pregnancy for most women is a wonderful and beautiful phase in their lives. It is also a time where they are overwhelmed with concerns and worries.
Earlier this year I had my first child which has been the toughest, yet the most rewarding thing Ive ever done, I know cliché, but its the truth. Ooohhh, and did I say the toughest? Anyway, I wanted to share my pregnancy story because while I was pregnant I was desperately trying to find out…
The birth of a child is definitely not a piece of cake, and could involve many problems and complications. Know what they are and how to deal with them.
UNLABELLED: Infants born to HIV-1-infected mothers in resource-limited areas where replacement feeding is unsafe and impractical are repeatedly exposed to HIV-1 throughout breastfeeding. Despite this, the majority of infants ...
Many women are waiting until their thirties and forties to get married or have children. Here are some risks you should be aware of if you decide to wait.
Background/Purpose: Autoimmune conditions are associated with an increased risk of adverse pregnancy complications and outcomes, suggesting that pregnancy complications may mediate the excess risk. We performed a causal mediation analysis to quantify the mediated effects of autoimmune conditions on adverse pregnancy outcomes.. Methods: We queried a retrospective California birth cohort created from linked birth certificates and hospital discharge summaries. From 2,963,888 births, we identified women with rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease. Pregnancy complications included preeclampsia/hypertension, gestational diabetes and infection in pregnancy. Adverse pregnancy outcomes were preterm birth, cesarean delivery and small for gestational age. We performed a causal mediation analysis to estimate the total effects of each autoimmune condition and adverse pregnancy outcome, and the indirect effects of each pregnancy complication.. Results: ...
Context: Women who have diabetes mellitus during pregnancy are at higher risk of adverse outcomes. Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is also emerging as a risk factor for maternofetal complications, and in 2009, the Institute of Medicine published recommendations for appropriate GWG. It is unclear whether excessive GWG confers additional risk to women with diabetes in pregnancy and whether Institute of Medicine recommendations are applicable to this population. Objective: The objective of this study was to examine whether excessive GWG in pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitus is associated with higher adverse obstetric outcomes. Design: This was an observational study. Setting: The study was conducted at five antenatal centers along the Irish Atlantic seaboard. Participants: 802 women with diabetes in pregnancy participated in the study. Main Outcome Measure: Maternal outcomes examined included preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and cesarean delivery. Fetal outcomes included ...
Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) poses negative impact on mothers and their children. It is important to understand the modifiable lifestyle factors associated with excessive GWG during pregnancy to guide future public health practice. To investigate the association between physical activity during pregnancy and GWG of Chinese urban pregnant women. A pregnant women cohort was established between 2005 and 2007 in Changzhou, China. Physical activity levels of pregnant women were assessed using pedometer in the 2nd and 3rd trimester, respectively. According to step counts, pregnant women were categorized into 4 different physical activity groups: Sedentary, Low Active, Somewhat Active and Active. The pregnant women were followed for eligibility and data collection from the 2nd trimester to delivery. Multiple linear regression and multiple binary logistic model were applied to determine the association between physical activity and GWG. Physical activity levels and GWG of 862 pregnant women were
Excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) is a potential risk factor for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). We systematically reviewed three electronic databases for relevant articles published in English: PubMed, EMBASE and Web of Science. The Newcastle-Ottawa Scale was used to assess study quality. Random-effects meta-analyses were performed to supply a pooled estimation of the OR comparing the risk of HDP among healthy pregnant women with and without excessive GWG. The pooled estimation for the association between excessive GWG and the risk of HDPs yielded an odds ratio (OR) of 1.79 (95% CI: 1.61-1.99). A subgroup analysis showed that women who had excessive GWG were more likely to have an HDP (OR 1.82; 95% CI 1.53-2.17), preeclampsia (OR 1.92; 95% CI 1.36-2.72), or gestational hypertension (OR 1.67; 95% CI 1.43-1.95). The pooled estimation for the association between excessive GWG and the risk of HDPs among pregestational normal weight women yielded an OR of 1.57 (95% CI 1.26-1.96). A subgroup
Pregnant women in Japan express various reasons for limiting gestational weight gain (GWG). We aimed to identify and characterise groups where the women share common reasons to limit GWG and to examine how these groups are associated with inappropriate GWG and abnormal foetal size. We prospectively studied information from the Japan Environment and Childrens Study (JECS) on 92,539 women who gave birth to live singletons from 2011 through 2014. Pregnant women were recruited during early pregnancy. Their reasons for limiting GWG and other information were collected through self-reported questionnaires and medical records. We applied latent class analysis to group the women based on their reported reasons. We used multinomial logistic regression to compare the risks of inappropriate (inadequate and excessive) GWG and abnormal foetal size (determined by new-born weight for gestational age) between the identified groups. We identified three groups: Group 1 (76.7%), concerned about delivery and new-born
MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- A new study confirms that when it comes to assessing heart health, an important question a doctor can ask an African American woman is, Did you have complications during a pregnancy?. The study, published Monday in the American Heart Associations journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, analyzed data collected on 439 African American women who had a coronary CT angiogram -- a scan that takes images of the arteries that supply blood to the heart -- and reported a previous pregnancy complication. These women were compared to 445 African American women with similar characteristics, such as age, weight and smoking history, who also had an angiogram but did not report a problem during pregnancy.. The research team looked at three pregnancy complications: preterm delivery (giving birth before the due date), preeclampsia (high blood pressure) and gestational diabetes (diabetes that develops during pregnancy). The study showed women who ...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - While it remains rare for a woman in the U.S. to die from pregnancy complications, the national rate of pregnancy-related deaths...
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The potential benefit of a high gestational weight gain in obese patients should be balanced by the higher risk of giving birth to babies with a birth weight of more than 4,500 grams and the risk of exaggerating a pre-existing state of obesity.
Welcome to your Pea in the Podcast. Im Bonnie Petrie with everything you need to know about your body, your baby and the big changes ahead in your life as you begin your journey as someones mom.. This week, well talk about some of the problems you may face during your pregnancy.. The frightening…. In severe, severe cases women can have a stroke.. The uncomfortable…. I was sick pretty much the whole time, barfing.. And the ugly…. My ankles were as big around as my calves.. Were talking about pregnancy complications. Youll want to know whats normal and whats not. Stick around.. Ah, pregnancy - a time to luxuriate in your divine feminine mystique…thats what that is, right? You are fertility, you are abundance, you are Mother Earth and youre glowing.. Wait, is that a glow or is that a sheen of perspiration from the sheer effort it takes to get your giant self from one place to the next?. Pregnancy can be hard, starting sometimes from the moment it occurs, before you even know ...
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their child following pregnancy complications, the couple announced on their social media accounts.. We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain weve never felt before, said the statement posted to each of their verified Twitter accounts.. Teigen, a model and TV personality, was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Sunday after revealing that she had been on bed rest and bleeding for a little less than a month.. We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions, the post said. It just wasnt enough.. With the first two pregnancies, the statements said the couple waited to name the baby until after delivering, but this time they had already begun calling the little guy in my belly Jack.. He will always be Jack to us, the statement said. Jack worked so hard to be a part of our little family, and he will be, forever.. The couple ...
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their child following pregnancy complications, the couple announced on their social media accounts.
My story of subchorionic hemorrhage pregnancy complications in first trimester of my fourth pregnancy. (What is a subchorionic hemorrhage?)
A pregnant woman in labour who is an IVF patient who has obstetric cholestasis a rare complication of pregnancy. Which is a build-up of bile acids in the bloodstream and liver. Southmead hospital, Bristol. - Paul Box - 2012-09-23 - PB1303055.JPG
Obstructive sleep apnea in pregnancy increases the risk of pregnancy complications and early intervention may offer better treatment strategies.
Sun, 12 November 17 20:27 Researchers at the UCD Centre for Human Reproduction conducted a randomised controlled trial evaluating the use of a medically supervised pregnancy exercise intervention in obese women as a strategy to improve maternal glycemia and gestational weight gain. The study published in Obstetrics & Gynaecology showed that an intensive, medically supervised exercise intervention for obese women from early pregnancy did not improve maternal glycemia. Pregnant women who are obese, however, should be advised to exercise because it attenuates excessive gestational weight gain. ...
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Obstetric cholestasis is a rare condition that only affects you if you are pregnant. In the UK fewer than 1 in 100 pregnant women will develop it.
The difference could threaten the health of babies born to obese women, study author Dr. Sarbattama Sen, a researcher in the Mother Infant Research Institute at Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, said in an American Academy of Pediatrics news release. Women who are obese before pregnancy have critical differences in their immune function during pregnancy compared to normal-weight women, which has negative consequences for both mother and baby, Sen said. The issue is taking on added urgency due to the increasing numbers of obese women of reproductive age, Sen added. Maternal obesity has consequences for the mother and baby, which we are only beginning to understand ...
Overall, 84.8% of the women interviewed were not aware of danger signs and symptoms of pregnancy complication. Sociodemographic factors-including duration of education and current employment; husbands duration of education; family size; and whether women were given information about danger signs and symptoms-were associated with awareness in a binary analysis. Multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed that education level of study participants, their husbands education level, and receiving information about danger signs and symptoms were all associated with awareness (P = 0.02 for all associations).. Conclusion ...
Stress Relief During Pregnancy. If you truly want to ensure a great pregnancy, you should work on keeping a healthy and positive physical, mental and spiritual state. There is substantial evidence which suggests that a mothers physical and mental wellness during pregnancy can affect not only the outcome of their pregnancy but the well being of their child later in life. You relationship with your baby begins at the moment of conception.. There are many things aside from physical factors that can impact your pregnancy. Stress is one of the more common problems many pregnant mothers face at some point during their pregnancy. While stress in and of itself isnt always bad, prolonged stress can be damaging to a pregnancy. Most people associate stress that is harmful during pregnancy with physical labor. However, emotional stress may be just as damaging. Stress actually causes certain hormones in the body to be produced, and some scientists have suggested that these hormones can promote miscarriage ...
It has been known for a long time that smoking during pregnancy can cause a number of problems. Researchers have found that it can increase the chance of a miscarriage, pregnancy complications, premature deliveries, and even result in a low birth weight for the baby. Now, increasing the risk of ADHD can be added to that list.. The authors of the study looked at data from 84,803 children born in Denmark between the years 1996 and 2002. The mothers of the children were all interviewed about their habits during pregnancy.. When the children were 7-years-old, the mothers were asked to fill out a questionnaire on their kids behaviors, health, and development. Some of the questions asked about ADHD.. After siphoning through all of the data, the researchers discovered that mothers who smoke during pregnancy are 1.6 times more likely to have a child with ADHD. If the father smokes as well, then it is 1.8 times more likely.. The study also found a slightly higher risk of ADHD if mothers used nicotine ...
The United States is experiencing a crisis of maternal morbidity and mortality. Sixty percent of the roughly 700 deaths from pregnancy-related complications each year are considered preventable. In response, lawmakers have introduced a host of legislation aimed at improving maternal health and reducing the maternal mortality rate, particularly among those groups that are disproportionately impacted, including black and Hispanic mothers.
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Ever wonder why some women sail smoothly through pregnancy? Want to carry a healthy baby to full term and reduce the risk for pregnancy-related complications? It turns out that what you do during pregnancy has a huge impact on your pregnancy journey and your babys health. Nutrition and other lifestyle factors during the early periods in the…
Too much or too little amniotic fluid in the membranes surrounding the fetus may indicate a problem with the pregnancy. Too much fluid can put excessive pressure on the mothers uterus, leading to preterm labor, or can cause pressure on the mothers diaphragm, leading to breathing difficulties. Fluids tend to build up in cases of uncontrolled diabetes, multiple pregnancy, incompatible blood types, or birth defects. Too little fluid may indicate birth defects, growth retardation, or stillbirth ...
Babymed.com articles & information about Bleeding During Pregnancy for mothers, expecting mothers, and soon to be expecting mothers. What is Bleeding During Pregnancy? Bleeding from the vagina and spotting are symptoms that can occur during pregnancy. Vaginal bleeding can look just like a normal menstrual period with bright, fresh blood or large amounts of old blood. Spotting is a smaller amount of bleeding and may be mixed with other fluids and appear light and sporadic. Its crucial that you know the difference between spotting and bleeding when you become pregnant. Vaginal bleeding and spotting during pregnancy can be a sign of a serious health condition and needs to be brought to the doctors attention immediately for diagnosis. Bleeding or spotting may increase the risks of miscarriage or premature birth. Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy is far more common during the first trimester of pregnancy than many women believe. However, bleeding in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy are of far
American research has shown that women who take paracetamol during pregnancy might have an increased likelihood of having a child with ADHD or autism.
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Discussion. Even with comprehensive research on and clinical presentations and symptoms of COVID-19 pneumonia cases and treatment surveillance, findings on the disease in pregnant women remain extremely scarce. It is not established if the disease manifestations of pregnant women infected with coronavirus-2 vary from those of non-pregnant, if pregnancy and delivery exacerbate the symptoms, and whether antiviral drugs are required (Liu et al., 2020a). In addition, the scarcity of first and second trimester information about the disease may not establish if the infection will cause more serious perinatal complications (Poon et al., 2020).. This review detected 25 studies concentrating on COVID-19 viral infection throughout pregnancy. The total number of cases involved was 410 COVID-19 infected pregnant women.. The most frequent features of COVID-19 pregnant patients in the articles investigated have been shown to be fever and cough, followed by fatigue, dyspnea, myalgia, headache, sore throat, ...
Ivanhoe Newswire) -- New research may tell a woman whether she is at risk for a life-threatening condition early in her pregnancy.. Preeclampsia is a leading cause of maternal death and is characterized by high blood pressure and high levels of protein in the urine. It is thought to begin in early pregnancy, but symptoms typically do not surface until the second half of pregnancy.. Everything we know about this condition suggests women do not become sick and present with preeclampsia until late in the pregnancy, but the condition originates in early pregnancy, Louise C. Kenny, M.D., Ph.D., study lead author, from the University College Cork in Ireland, was quoted as saying. To develop effective treatment and prevention strategies -- our ultimate goal -- we need to be able to start treatment in early pregnancy. We need to be able to tell who is at risk and who is not.. An international team of scientists used sophisticated technology and data analysis to detect 14 simple metabolites to ...
Health problems that can develop during pregnancy are known as pregnancy risks or complications, and they can occur for many different reasons. Some are related to existing health problems that women have before pregnancy, while others appear on their own during pregnancy. They can affect both the mother and the baby. While some complications cant be controlled by the mother, some risks can be minimized by making certain choices before or during the pregnancy.
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Do exercise and pregnancy go together? The answer is YES! Staying active and having regular exercise in pregnancy offers a lot of benefits. Regular exercise will help you keep fit and help avoid pregnancy complications like preeclampsia and diabetes.
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I am just over halfway through pregnancy #2. Since announcing my current pregnancy I have received a lot of great questions about having a healthy pregnancy. Readers, friends, and family have all been especially curious to know how I am dealing with weight gain this time around. Truthfully it has been a bit of a struggle. I will be sharing more about this pregnancy in a series I am putting together for the week after Mothers Day. That week I will share a reflection on my mind and body related to my weight gain (no anatomy). I am also lining up some professionals to do a little Q&A about nutrition and fitness before, during, and after pregnancy.
The completed fertility of a particular female who has completed her childbearing years will not have any more children is the number of children the female has had (here, a child is counted as a live birth by the female). Completed fertility is a particular form of female fertility that applies only to females who can no longer have children. In practice, a fixed age range (such as 15-44 or 15-49) is used as a proxy for childbearing years. ...
Pregnant women problems There are common pregnant women problems that you should be aware of: Improved Blood Pressure: Usually, during pregnancy, pregnant women have high blood pressure. At this stage, … Read More ...
Preeclampsia which effects 1 in every 20 pregnant women is a leading cause of preterm birth and can also result in maternal death.
This page contains foods to avoid during pregnancy and foods to eat during pregnancy to get good nutrition during pregnancy, the prescribed diet during pregnancy to get proper nutrition during pregnancy and the specialized foods to eat during pregnancy,
Why should a man not have one hundred, two hundred, a thousand children if he can do so with as many wives as will have him? And is it not said by Arman that each man is to become a tribe from his own loins? A woman will be limited usually to a child a year during her childbearing years. Arman says that a woman has approximately 36 childbearing years so theoretically a woman, even with single births could produce 36 children in her image. However, it is unlikely that many will do so. A dozen children per woman should not be a major problem for those who believe that we must multiply ...
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There are several medical conditions that can complicate a pregnancy. Some complications range from vaginal bleeding to gestational diabetes. Learn more here.
"Pregnancy Complications". Centers for Disease Control.. *^ "About Teenage Pregnancy". Centers for Disease Control. 2018. ... Further information: Alcohol and pregnancy and Smoking and pregnancy. Intrauterine growth restriction is one of the causes of ... Main article: Smoking and pregnancy. Tobacco smoking during pregnancy exposes the fetus to nicotine, tar, and carbon monoxide. ... Ehrenberg, H (2003). "Low maternal weight, failure to thrive in pregnancy, and adverse pregnancy outcomes". American Journal of ...
... cerebral complications abortion ectopic pregnancy molar pregnancy pregnancy childbirth and the puerperium coronary portal vein ... Leveno, Kenneth (2013). Williams manual of pregnancy complications. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical. ISBN 9780071765626. Kafeza, ...
"Pregnancy Complications". Center for Disease Control. 17 June 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2017. "Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy". ... See Drugs in pregnancy. Genetic mutations can cause a wide variety of fetal malformations, ranging from relatively mild cleft ... Complications such as placenta previa, placental abruption, anemia, and preeclampsia can limit the supply of oxygen and ... "Infections in Pregnancy". Healthline. Healthline Media. Retrieved 13 December 2017. Urakubo, Ari; Jarskog, L. Fredrik; ...
"Pregnancy complications , womenshealth.gov". womenshealth.gov. 2016-12-14. Retrieved 2018-11-03. "What is Gestational Diabetes ... "Gestational Hypertension: Pregnancy Induced Hypertension". American Pregnancy Association. 2012-04-26. Retrieved 2018-11-03. ... "HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates, Center for HIV Law and Policy". The Center ... During pregnancy, the rate at which nutrition is absorbed and conveyed to the fetus affects its physiology and metabolic ...
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Often the cause is unknown.[1] Causes may include pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia and birth complications, ... Often unknown, pregnancy complications[1][2][3]. Risk factors. Mother's age over 35, smoking, drug use, use of assisted ... irrespective of the duration of pregnancy and which is not an induced termination of pregnancy. The death is indicated by the ... "still-born child" means a child which has issued forth from its mother after the twenty-fourth week of pregnancy and which did ...
"Early Pregnancy Complications and the Ethical and Religious Directives". www.chausa.org. Retrieved 2016-04-20.. ... Ectopic pregnancy[edit]. An ectopic pregnancy is one of a few cases where the foreseeable death of an embryo is allowed, since ... Most people open to the facts recognize that a human life has begun by the end of the first trimester of a pregnancy. It is at ... The highest number, 83.2%, is in favor of the voluntary termination of pregnancy in case the mother's life is in danger.[110] ...
complications of pregnancy,. labour and delivery. placenta:. *Placenta praevia. *Placental insufficiency. *Twin-to-twin ... Complications[edit]. Complications of HDN could include kernicterus, hepatosplenomegaly, inspissated (thickened or dried) bile ... of pregnancies involve a type O mother and a type A or type B child; only 3% of these pregnancies result in hemolytic disease ... ectopic pregnancy, childbirth, ruptures in the placenta during pregnancy (often caused by trauma), or medical procedures ...
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However, some pregnancies with CPM experience prenatal or perinatal complications. The pregnancy loss rate in pregnancies with ... Most pregnancies that are diagnosed with confined placental mosaicism continue to term with no complications and the children ... An impaired placenta cannot support the pregnancy and this may lead to the loss of a chromosomally normal baby.[5] On the other ... Level of mosaicism: There is a correlation between a high number of aneuploid cells detected at CVS with poor pregnancy ...
Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A). *Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal ... I23) Certain current complications following acute myocardial infarction *(I23.0) Haemopericardium as current complication ... I51) Complications and ill-defined descriptions of heart disease *(I51.0) Cardiac septal defect, acquired ... I23.1) Atrial septal defect as current complication following acute myocardial infarction. *(I23.2) Ventricular septal defect ...
complications of pregnancy,. labour and delivery. .mw-parser-output .nobold{font-weight:normal}. placenta:. *Placenta praevia ... Complications[edit]. Prolonged hyperbilirubinemia (severe jaundice) can result in chronic bilirubin encephalopathy (kernicterus ... These should be detected or excluded as part of the differential diagnosis to prevent the development of complications. They ... Complications may include seizures, cerebral palsy, or kernicterus.[1] ...
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Complications of pregnancy[edit]. Main article: Complications of pregnancy. In addition to death occurring in pregnancy and ... complications of pregnancy vastly outway maternal deaths, with an estimated 9.5 million cases of pregnancy-related illness and ... 1.4 million near-misses (survival from severe life-threatening complications). Complications of pregnancy may be physical, ... multiple pregnancies and less access to care[96][11][93] with pregnancy being amongst the leading causes of death amongst girls ...
Pregnancy related complication (i.e. miscarriage). *Short cycle (less than 21 days) but normal menses. ... Complications[edit]. Aside from the social distress of dealing with a prolonged and heavy period, over time the blood loss may ... Complications of heavy menstrual bleeding could also be the initial symptoms. Excessive bleeding can lead to anemia which ... Uterine artery embolization (UAE): The rate of serious complications is comparable to that of myomectomy or hysterectomy; ...
Complications during pregnancyEdit. Vanishing twinsEdit. Main article: Vanishing twin. Researchers suspect that as many as 1 in ... Multiple pregnancies are much less likely to carry to full term than single births, with twin pregnancies lasting on average 37 ... "Pregnant with twins: potential complications". BabyCentre. Retrieved 2015-10-26.. *^ a b c d Biswas, A; Su, LL; Mattar, C (Apr ... Occasionally, a woman will suffer a miscarriage early in pregnancy, yet the pregnancy will continue; one twin was miscarried ...
"A-Z Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth by WHO. Retrieved February 20, 2006.. ... also increases the risk of complications in future pregnancies, such as ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, and abnormal ... Complications[edit]. Complications may arise from either the introduction or spreading of infection, adverse reaction to ... "What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know About Pregnancy Loss and Neonatal Death". The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby. WebMD ...
Further, ectopic pregnancy is a typical complication.[2] Surgical interventions can be done by laparotomy or laparoscopy. ... A hematosalpinx is most commonly associated with an ectopic pregnancy. A pyosalpinx is typically seen in a more acute stage of ... IVF has now become the major treatment for women with hydrosalpinx to achieve a pregnancy. ... pregnancy rates tended to be low as the infection process often had permanently damaged the tubes, and in many cases ...
Office on Women's Health (2010). "Pregnancy Complications". U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Archived from the ... low body mass index prior to pregnancy, multiple pregnancies, molar pregnancies, and a past history of hyperemesis gravidarum ... Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is a pregnancy complication that is characterized by severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and ... 2000). Cherry and Merkatz's complications of pregnancy (5th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 124. ISBN 9780683016734. ...
... it may herald three complications of pregnancy: pre-eclampsia, HELLP syndrome and eclampsia. Follow-up and control with ... Pregnancy[edit]. Few women of childbearing age have high blood pressure, up to 11% develop hypertension of pregnancy.[51] While ... Pregnancy: unclear cause.. *Cancers: tumours in the kidney can operate in the same way as kidney disease. More commonly, ... Escher G (April 2009). "Hyperaldosteronism in pregnancy". Therapeutic Advances in Cardiovascular Disease. 3 (2): 123-32. doi: ...
Leading causes of maternal mortality are postpartum hemorrhage (46%), obstructed labor (16%), complications of pregnancy ... of women were informed of signs of pregnancy complications. Similarly, taking a woman's history focused solely on the current ... As such, pregnancy and birth needed no preparation. Due to the societal expectation of women as bearers of children and careers ... BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15, 162-015-0599-8. Barker, C. E.; Bird, C. E.; Pradhan, A.; Shakya, G. (2007). "Support to the ...
"Urolithiasis in pregnancy: Current diagnosis, treatment, and pregnancy complications" (PDF). Obstetrical and Gynecological ... 41: Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy: Complications". In Smith, AD; Badlani, GH; Bagley, DH; Clayman, RV; Docimo, SG. ... rather than CT as an initial diagnostic test results in less radiation exposure and did not find any significant complications. ...
Leveno, Kenneth (2013). Williams manual of pregnancy complications. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical. ISBN 9780071765626. v t e. ...
Leveno, Kenneth (2016). Williams manual of pregnancy complications. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical. pp. 223-224. ISBN ... This rare complication has been recorded seventeen times prior to 1950. It was first described in Brazil in the 1920s. Stafford ... However, since the circumstances that lead to this complication are difficult to influence, treatment to resolve the symptoms ...
ComplicationsEdit. The most common complications of uncorrected craniosynostosis include increased intracranial pressure, ... Olshan AF, Faustman EM (December 1989). "Nitrosatable drug exposure during pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcome". ... ComplicationsEdit. Not all cranial abnormalities seen in children with craniosynostosis are solely a consequence of the ... Biomechanical factors include fetal head constraint during pregnancy.[27] It has been found by Jacob et al. that constraint ...
Complications. Main article: Complications of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is typically a chronic disease associated with a ten- ... of islet cells in the pancreas and gestational diabetes that is a new onset of high blood sugars associated with pregnancy.[13] ... Abate N, Chandalia M (2001). "Ethnicity and type 2 diabetes: focus on Asian Indians". Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications ... Complications. Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, diabetic ketoacidosis, heart disease, strokes, diabetic retinopathy, kidney ...
She gave birth to a stillborn baby and died herself shortly thereafter due to pregnancy complications. Jackson was devastated ...
... pregnancy, disability,[65] blindness, income and resources, and one's status as a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted immigrant ... and complications of devices, implants and grafts.[78] ...
Pregnancy[edit]. Although sebaceous gland activity in the skin increases during the late stages of pregnancy, pregnancy has not ... Rare complications from acne or its treatment include the formation of pyogenic granulomas, osteoma cutis, and acne with facial ... Pregnancy category refers to an evaluation of a substance's risk of injury to a fetus if used by the mother during pregnancy.[ ... Their use during pregnancy has been associated with the development of acute fatty liver of pregnancy and is further avoided ...
Women undergoing hormonal changes, like pregnancy or those on birth control pills.[medical citation needed] Atopy. ... "Oral complications of cancer and cancer therapy: from cancer treatment to survivorship". CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. ...
Risks and complications[change , change source]. A pregnancy that ends without a child being born also may cause some problems ... This developing human is called an embryo for the first eight weeks of the pregnancy, and fetus for the rest of the pregnancy. ... "Early Pregnancy Loss (Miscarriage)". Pregnancy-bliss.co.uk. The Daily Telegraph. 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-20.. ... About forty percent of pregnancies are unplanned, and about a fifth of the pregnant women decide to end the pregnancy early. ...
Pregnancy and breastfeeding[edit]. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pregnancy categories, levothyroxine has ... as hypothyroidism is associated with a higher rate of complications, such as spontaneous abortion, preeclampsia, and premature ... Thyroid hormone requirements increase during and last throughout pregnancy.[11] As such, it is recommended that pregnant women ... Use during pregnancy has been found to be safe.[1] It is recommended that dosing be based on regular measurements of TSH and T4 ...
... to help diagnose or treat the main problem or any subsequent complications/developments. ... high-risk pregnancy, radiation oncology, etc. ... Genitalia (and pregnancy if the patient is or could be pregnant ...
Usually the treatment is done in the second trimester of pregnancy, for a woman who had either one or more late miscarriages in ... While cerclage is generally a safe procedure, there are a number of potential complications that may arise during or after ... The treatment consists of a strong suture being inserted into and around the cervix early in the pregnancy, usually between ... This cerclage is usually placed between 16 weeks and 18 weeks of pregnancy. The stitch is generally removed around the 37th ...
Walsh CA, Mayer EW, Baxi LV (January 2007). "Lyme disease in pregnancy: case report and review of the literature". Obstetrical ... Facial palsy may resolve without treatment; however, antibiotic treatment is recommended to stop other Lyme complications.[30] ... Transmission can occur across the placenta during pregnancy and as with a number of other spirochetal diseases, adverse ... Dotters-Katz, S; Kuller, J; Heine, P (September 2013). "Arthropod-Borne Bacterial Diseases in Pregnancy". Obstetrical & ...
... can also result in complications that can lead to permanent disability or death; these can occur in adults[13] and children.[ ... or pelvic and back pain during pregnancy.[135] As there is no evidence of effectiveness or safety for cervical manipulation for ... Estimates vary widely for the incidence of these complications,[12] and the actual incidence is unknown, due to high levels of ... with serious or fatal complications in rare cases.[13] There is controversy regarding the degree of risk of vertebral artery ...
Cardiovascular complications. Mitral valve dysfunction, congestive heart failure. Most severe. Common. Premature death. ... Molecular genetic testing can be used to confirm the genetic diagnosis of Coffin-Lowry syndrome or to assess pregnancy risk in ... Cardiorespiratory complications may arise, which is why it is recommended that CLS patients undergo regular monitoring for ... and post-operative complications. The progression of reduced cardiac functioning over time may necessitate surgical procedures ...
... to diagnose the disease and assess its course and complications. The confidence of a diagnosis can be compromised if laboratory ... "A prospective study of maternal and fetal outcome in acute Lassa fever infection during pregnancy". BMJ. 297 (6648): 584-7. ...
Pantaleo, Nicholas P.; Hening, Wayne A.; Allen, Richard P.; Earley, Christopher J. (2010). "Pregnancy accounts for most of the ... Scherbaum, N.; Stüper, B.; Bonnet, U.; Gastpar, M. (2003). "Transient Restless Legs-like Syndrome as a Complication of Opiate ... "Restless Legs Syndrome and Sleep Disturbance during Pregnancy: The Role of Folate and Iron". Journal of Women's Health & Gender ...
See also: Transgender pregnancy, Uterus transplantation § Application on transgender women, and Male pregnancy § Humans ... The conditions do increase the anesthetic risk and the rate of post-operative complications. Surgeons may require overweight ... Postoperative Complications following Primary Penile Inversion Vaginoplasty among 330 Male-to-Female Transgender Patients The ... Complications of penile inversion vaginoplasty are mostly minor; however, rectoneovaginal fistulas (abnormal connections ...
Childhood blindness can be caused by conditions related to pregnancy, such as congenital rubella syndrome and retinopathy of ... Diabetic retinopathy: is one of the manifestation microvascular complications of diabetes, which is characterized by blindness ... an array of other health complications, and death.[39] When competing with ethanol for metabolism, ethanol is metabolized first ... as well as can create complication that can cause cataracts, glaucoma, retinal damage, age-related macular degeneration or ...
Pregnancy complications in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Semin. Reprod. Med. 2008, 26 (1): 072-084. PMID 18181085. doi: ... 多囊卵巢綜合症與超重或肥胖有關,減肥是恢復規律月經的最有效方法,但是很多女性很難達到並維持顯著的體重減輕。 2013年的科學評估發現,與飲食組成無關,重量和體重組成、懷孕率(英语:Pregnancy rate)、月經規律、排卵、雄激素過高、胰島素抗性、脂 ... Feig, Denice S.; Moses,
QUIJANO, CE, Abalos, E Conservative management of symptomatic and/or complicated haemorrhoids in pregnancy and the puerperium. ... PESCATORI, M, Gagliardi, G Postoperative complications after procedure for prolapsed hemorrhoids (PPH) and stapled transanal ...
Problems during pregnancy may include preeclampsia, maternal diabetes with vascular disease, congenital fetal infections, drug/ ... and is often a complication of cardiac arrest.[3][4][5] ...
... depending on health status and pregnancy.[47][48] However, as a rule of thumb, people with primary lactase deficiency and no ... Complications. Does not cause damage to the GI tract[2]. Usual onset. 30-120 min after dairy products[1]. ...
Women who smoke during pregnancy may increase the risk of COPD in their child.[9] For the same amount of cigarette smoking, ... Complications. Acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease[2]. Usual onset. Over 40 years old[3]. ...
Post-operative complicationEdit. OSA can also occur as a serious post-operative complication that seems to be most frequently ... Women are at greater risk for developing OSA during pregnancy.[8]. OSA also appears to have a genetic component; those with a ... Complications include ulceration, infection, nerve weakness or numbness and swelling. These complications occur in less than 1 ... Edwards, Natalie; Sullivan, Colin E. (2008). "Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Pregnancy". Sleep Medicine Clinics. 3: 81-95. doi: ...
... reduction produced no statistically significant improvement in pregnancy outcome in terms of total pregnancy complications, ... "How does a triplet-reduced-to-twin pregnancy compare with a triplet pregnancy?". Health. WebMD. Evans, Mark I.; Kaufman, Marion ... "Differences between selective termination of pregnancy and fetal reduction in multiple pregnancy: A narrative review". ... Selective reduction, multifetal pregnancy reduction (MFPR), or selective termination is the practice of reducing the number of ...
APS provokes blood clots (thrombosis) in both arteries and veins as well as pregnancy-related complications such as miscarriage ... Antiphospholipid syndrome can cause arterial or venous blood clots, in any organ system, or pregnancy-related complications. In ... The diagnostic criteria require one clinical event (i.e. thrombosis or pregnancy complication) and two antibody blood tests ... The presence of antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL) in the absence of blood clots or pregnancy-related complications does not ...
The site of the surgery is left unbandaged to allow for frequent examination.[3] Complications can be the development of ... Pregnancy from rape. *Pregnant patients' rights. *Prenatal care. *Teenage pregnancy. *Preteen pregnancy ...
"Chickenpox in Pregnancy". March of Dimes (April 2007). *↑ சாவர்ப்ரை, ஆண்டிரியாஸ்; வுட்ஸ்லெர், பீட்டர் (டிசம்பர் 2001). "நான்கு ... "Is Necrotizing Fasciitis a complication of Chickenpox of Cutaneous Vasculitis?". atmedstu.com. பார்த்த நாள் 2008-01-18. ... 10.0 10.1 10.2 Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (September 2007). "Chickenpox in Pregnancy" (PDF). பார்த்த ... Brannon, Heather (2007-07-22). "Chicken Pox in Pregnancy". Dermatology. About.com. பார்த்த நாள் 2009-06-20. ...
Pregnancy. Urinary tract infections are more concerning in pregnancy due to the increased risk of kidney infections. During ... Complications such as urinary obstruction from a kidney stone may be considered if symptoms do not improve following two or ... Cephalexin or nitrofurantoin are typically used because they are generally considered safe in pregnancy.[76] A kidney infection ... Glaser, AP; Schaeffer, AJ (November 2015). "Urinary Tract Infection and Bacteriuria in Pregnancy". The Urologic Clinics of ...
Complications of pregnancy are health problems that are related to pregnancy. Complications that occur primarily during ... SLE in pregnancy or thyroid disease in pregnancy.. *Risks arising from previous pregnancies *Complications experienced during a ... There is no clear distinction between complications of pregnancy and symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy. However, the latter ... individuals are at an increased risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth as they age. Complications for those 45 ...
With this in mind, Yourwellness Magazine took a closer look at pregnancy complications, giving readers tips to help them avoid ... With NICEs consultations on its draft medical technology guidance for pregnancy complications closing last week, Yourwellness ... Leaking amniotic fluid is estimated to occur in 6% -19% of full term pregnancies, and around 2% of premature pregnancies, so ... The article outlined three main ways women can avoid pregnancy complications: 1. Eat a healthy diet. Nutrients and vitamins, as ...
Learn more about what you can do to decrease the risk of pregnancy complications before and during pregnancy. ... Complications of pregnancy are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mothers health, the babys ... During Pregnancy. Pregnancy symptoms and complications can range from mild and annoying discomforts to severe, sometimes life- ... with the aims of making pregnancy healthier, preventing or managing complications, and reducing poor pregnancy outcomes, ...
Pneumonia during pregnancy can cause serious complications if left untreated. Learn to recognize the symptoms and help prevent ... Flu during pregnancy. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-complications/flu-during-pregnancy/ ... Most women who receive treatment quickly do not experience complications and will have a healthy pregnancy and newborn. ... Complications for the mother and baby. Pneumonia is a severe illness and can cause dangerous complications for both the woman ...
... pregnancy infections, fetal alcohol syndrome, miscarriage, preterm labor and more from the editors of Parents magazine. ... Pregnancy Complications. pregnancy complications range in nature and severity. Fortunately, with proper treatment and advice, ... Pregnancy complications can happen to any mom-to-be -- and celebrities are no exception. Check out this list of celeb mamas who ... Swelling During Pregnancy: When to Worry. Swelling is a common side effect of pregnancy as your due date gets closer. Learn how ...
Atony of the uterus is a pregnancy complication. It occurs when the uterus doesnt contract after the delivery, and it can lead ... Pregnancy. Atony of the Uterus. Medically reviewed by Dan and Jennifer Digmann - Written by Jacquelyn Cafasso on February 8, ... Complications of Atony of the Uterus. Atony of the uterus causes up to 90 percent of postpartum hemorrhage cases, according to ... Soy can be a nutritious part of your pregnancy. A serving or two per day is likely safe and may even give you some added health ...
However, some women will experience complications that can involve the mothers health, the babys health, or both. ... What are the most common pregnancy and labor complications?. The normal symptoms of pregnancy and the symptoms of complications ... Most pregnancy complications are manageable with prompt treatment.. These are the most common complications women experience ... Most pregnancies occur without complications. However, some women who are pregnant will experience complications that can ...
In-depth guide for expecting mothers to overcome health complications related to early or late pregnancy. Anemia, urinary ... Medical complications of pregnancy like Gestational diabetes and pregnancy induced hypertension are exclusive to pregnancy ... Pregnancy Calorie Intake Calculator. Pregnancy Calorie Intake Calculator is a pregnancy calorie guide and a quick calculator to ... Multiple Pregnancy Calculator. Multiple Pregnancy Calculator assesses your pregnancy symptoms and finds if you are pregnant ...
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  • Gestational diabetes is when a woman without diabetes develops high blood sugar levels during pregnancy . (wikipedia.org)
  • It is associated with an increased risk for maternal complications such as preeclampsia external icon , placental abruption (when the placenta separates from the wall of the uterus), and gestational diabetes. (cdc.gov)
  • Gestational diabetes usually resolves after pregnancy. (healthline.com)
  • Medical complications of pregnancy like Gestational diabetes and pregnancy induced hypertension are exclusive to pregnancy alone and these have to be carefully controlled and monitored. (medindia.net)
  • Gestational diabetes is diabetes that develops in the mother during pregnancy even though she would have previously not been a diabetic. (medindia.net)
  • Gestational Diabetes develops during pregnancy when a woman's body is not making enough insulin. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • Gestational hypertension (high blood pressure that develops during pregnancy). (cdc.gov)
  • The increased risk for gestational diabetes in a multiples pregnancy appears to be a result of the two placentas increasing the resistance to insulin, increased placental size, and an elevation in placental hormones. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • The risk of occurrence of gestational diabetes in a multiples pregnancy is still being researched at this time. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • On the other hand, the operated women were twice as likely to give birth to babies who were small for gestational age, and the pregnancies were also of shorter duration. (eurekalert.org)
  • Both PTSD and moral injury were predictors of adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth and gestational diabetes, while PTSD symptoms also predicted postpartum depression, anxiety, and a self-described difficult pregnancy. (eurekalert.org)
  • Results indicated that women with congenital hypothyroidism were more likely to report problems with their pregnancies including gestational high blood pressure, emergency cesarean delivery, need for labor induction and premature delivery. (thyroid.org)
  • Treating women who develop Diabetes in pregnancy ( Gestational diabetes ) reduces the rate of serious complications without increasing the rate of cesarean delivery, according to new study findings. (health.am)
  • To evaluate the effects of treating Gestational diabetes , Crowther, with the University of Adelaide in Australia, and her associates studied women with signs of gestational diabetes between 24 and 34 weeks into pregnancy. (health.am)
  • Advise women who experience pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia and gestational diabetes that they may have long term sequelae. (medpagetoday.com)
  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 28-Common pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia and gestational diabetes appear to increase a women's risk of stroke decades later, researchers here reported. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Women with a history of either gestational diabetes or preeclampsia have roughly twice the risk for stroke as women who had uncomplicated pregnancy, said Cheryl Bushnell, M.D., of the Duke Center for Cerebrovascular Disease at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. (medpagetoday.com)
  • However, among the complications that were considered, only preeclampsia and gestational diabetes were associated with stroke, and these complications were associated with odds ratios (ORs) of 2.06 and 2.44, respectively. (medpagetoday.com)
  • NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who get flu shots are at no greater risk for complications like high blood pressure, urinary tract infection or gestational diabetes, according to a new U.S. study. (lifescript.com)
  • Learn about pregnancy complications, including anemia , gestational diabetes and high blood pressure . (marchofdimes.org)
  • A number of studies over the years have found an association between obesity and pregnancy complications , including pre-eclampsia (hypertension), gestational diabetes and stillbirth, but there was little evidence of a direct, cause-and-effect relationship. (emaxhealth.com)
  • The adverse outcomes that Villamor and Cnattingius looked at during the second pregnancy included maternal complications, such as pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension and caesarean delivery, and perinatal complications, such as stillbirth and large-for-gestational-age birth. (emaxhealth.com)
  • tall and weighed 139 lbs. (giving her a BMI of 23, not considered overweight) gained 6.6 lbs. (1 BMI unit) between her first and second pregnancies, her average risk of gestational diabetes would increase by more than 30 percent. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Urine tests during pregnancy look for a variety of things, such as sugar levels to check for gestational diabetes, bacteria to indicate that you may have a urinary tract infection, or the presence of protein. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • Obesity - related pregnancy complications include an increased risk of gestational diabetes, pregnancy - related hypertension, preterm birth, post - term pregnancy, twin pregnancy, urinary tract infection, and obstructive sleep apnea. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Gestational Diabetes - A type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Maintaining a healthy diet and gaining the recommended pregnancy weight (11 to 20 pounds for overweight women) can reduce your risk of gestational diabetes. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Potential severe hypertensive states of pregnancy are mainly: Preeclampsia - gestational hypertension, proteinuria (>300 mg), and edema. (wikipedia.org)
  • The impact of pregnancy complications on maternal and neonatal outcomes is difficult to estimate because pregnancy complications are made up of a broad range of conditions with varying levels of severity. (cdc.gov)
  • We wished to see whether these advances improved pregnancy outcomes for SLE patients," said study co-author Dr. Bella Mehta. (hon.ch)
  • In the absence of significant visceral vasculopathy, most women with SSc can expect to have reasonable pregnancy outcomes. (hindawi.com)
  • When counseling women with SSc who are considering pregnancy or who discover a pregnancy, it is critical to understand the potential vascular complications that may lead to adverse pregnancy outcomes. (hindawi.com)
  • The effects of bariatric surgery on health outcomes such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease have been studied, but less is known about the effects on pregnancy and perinatal outcomes," says the study's lead author, Kari Johansson, PhD, from the Department of Medicine in Solna. (eurekalert.org)
  • There is a paucity of strong evidence associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes and thrombophilia in pregnancy. (mdpi.com)
  • There is potential for low-molecular weight heparin to improve pregnancy outcomes in women with prior severe vascular complications of pregnancy such as early-onset intra-uterine growth restriction and pre-eclampsia but further high quality randomised controlled trials are required to answer this question. (mdpi.com)
  • Along with first author and Cincinnati Children's researcher Vandana Chaturvedi, PhD, the team used mouse models of human pregnancy to evaluate pregnancy outcomes after infection and experimental manipulations of maternal immune components. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Accumulating evidence shows that migraine in pregnancy may lead to several adverse outcomes in the mother and child, but treatment may alleviate these risks,' said lead author Nils Skajaa, Epidemiologist Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital. (news-medical.net)
  • They found that women with elevated PTSD symptoms were at greater risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes than women with lower symptoms PTSD. (eurekalert.org)
  • The study was "Increased Pregnancy Losses and Poor Neonatal Outcomes in Women with First Trimester TSH Levels between 2.5 to 4 mlU/L Compared to Euthyroid Women with TSH Levels Less Than or Equal to 2.5. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Inadequately treated hypothyroidism in the mother has been associated with negative pregnancy outcomes such as premature delivery and miscarriage. (thyroid.org)
  • The aim of this study was to compare pregnancy outcomes in women with a history of congenital hypothyroidism to women without thyroid disease in a national reference population. (thyroid.org)
  • Pregnancy outcomes and relationship to treatment adequacy in women treated early for congenital hypothyroidism: a longitudinal population-based study. (thyroid.org)
  • This study examined self-reported pregnancy outcomes in women diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism in the first 10 years (1978-1988) following the introduction of neonatal screening for thyroid disease in France. (thyroid.org)
  • Studies have compared outcomes of pregnancies in women with chronic hypertension and PIH, and there is little risk to the baby. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • For the study, Gabbe and her colleagues compared pregnancy outcomes in 675 mothers who attended two or more Moms2B counseling sessions with those of 1,336 who did not participate in the program. (upi.com)
  • Within this population of adverse pregnancy outcomes, there's probably a subset of women who are at extremely high risk who may be targeted for very early interventions," said Dr. Bushnell, an assistant professor of medicine at the Duke Center for Cerebrovascular Disease of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Our purpose was to examine the maternal and fetal outcomes of the 180 women with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus who became pregnant during the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial. (nih.gov)
  • According to Watson and Fertig, the findings suggest that in the debate over the legal drinking age, the potential effects on pregnancy outcomes should be considered. (health.am)
  • Pregnancy outcomes in 174 women with documented stones were compared with 1330 women without stones. (newkerala.com)
  • A new, large-scale study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, found that an increase in body mass index (BMI) between first and second pregnancies was associated with adverse outcomes, findings that support a possible causal relationship between obesity and pregnancy complications. (emaxhealth.com)
  • The results showed that weight gain between first and second pregnancies was associated with an increased risk of all these overweight and obesity-related adverse outcomes. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Additionally, the researchers found that the risk of adverse outcomes increased even in women who were not overweight, but who gained a modest amount of weight between pregnancies. (emaxhealth.com)
  • There was also the possibility that other factors or illnesses could be associated with both weight gain and adverse pregnancy outcomes. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Conclusion: Women with pregestational DM or SM and SM develop more during pregnancy, obstetric complications and adverse perinatal outcomes. (scirp.org)
  • For the study, the investigators combined statistics from five studies that examined pregnancy and delivery after weight-loss operations and compared the outcomes to those for obese women who did not get the surgery. (health24.com)
  • Some recent studies have shown better pregnancy outcomes when obese women maintained or even lost some weight while pregnant. (dummies.com)
  • This study is substantially larger than any previous ones in this field, but more work is needed to find out how women with either type of diabetes can best be enabled to improve the outcomes of their pregnancy, they conclude. (rxpgnews.com)
  • However, in view of these findings, and the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in young adults, raised awareness of the increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in this group of women is needed. (rxpgnews.com)
  • The most common causes of maternal mortality are maternal bleeding , maternal sepsis and other infections, hypertensive diseases of pregnancy , obstructed labor , and pregnancy with abortive outcome , which includes miscarriage , ectopic pregnancy , and elective abortion . (wikipedia.org)
  • Ectopic pregnancies can be caused by an STD , such as chlamydia , or an infection, such as pelvic inflammatory disease . (americanpregnancy.org)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy An ectopic pregnancy is one in which the fertilized egg settles outside the uterus. (howstuffworks.com)
  • This can be a very painful, and dangerous, condition for the mother, and if an ectopic pregnancy is detected the mother will be hospitalized immediately. (howstuffworks.com)
  • This page will show you how to tell if you have an ectopic pregnancy, and what your doctor will do. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Understanding Ectopic Pregnancy Baby Talk An ectopic pregnancy is one in which the fertilized egg implants itself outside the uterus. (familyeducation.com)
  • In the middle of January, I had an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy, my right. (mamapedia.com)
  • One concern for all women is the risk of ectopic pregnancy. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • If you suspect that your pregnancy may be ectopic, it is important to seek treatment quickly. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Ectopic pregnancy (also called tubal pregnancy or abdominal pregnancy ) is a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Ectopic pregnancy can threaten the life of the mother. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • In the case of an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized becomes stuck in the Fallopian tube. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Ectopic pregnancy symptoms include early pregnancy symptoms like nausea , tender breasts, cramping on one side of the abdomen or hip, unusual vaginal bleeding , pain in the lower back, and an absence of periods. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Ectopic pregnancy treatment may include surgery or pregnancy-terminating medicine. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • When ectopic pregnancies (tubal pregnancy) are caught early , it can be treated medically or surgically. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • A tubular pregnancy, also known as an ectopic pregnancy, can be a traumatic experience. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • What Are The Symptoms Of An Ectopic Pregnancy? (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • Some studies suggest that a large percentage of miscarriages are actually due to an ectopic pregnancy. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • Leaking amniotic fluid is estimated to occur in 6% -19% of full term pregnancies, and around 2% of premature pregnancies, so between 64,000 and 170,000 pregnant women could be affected in the UK each year. (prweb.com)
  • The exact causes of premature birth and the related pregnancy complications of preeclampsia, spontaneous abortion and stillbirth remain unknown. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • One of every 9 infants in the United States is born premature, or before 37 weeks of pregnancy, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • The study sheds new light on an entrenched public health challenge - premature birth and the related pregnancy complications of preeclampsia, spontaneous abortion and stillbirth. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Although the causes of premature birth and most pregnancy complications are not completely known, maternal infection is consistently identified as an important contributor, according to senior study author Sing Sing Way, MD, PhD , a pediatrician in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Cincinnati Children's Perinatal Institute . (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Preterm Birth About 11 to 12 percent of deliveries in the United States are classified as premature, which is a birth that occurs between the 20th and 36th weeks of pregnancy. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who drink milk containing probiotic "friendly" bacteria are less likely to have premature births or pre-eclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, suggests a Scandinavian study. (reuters.com)
  • The likelihood of premature birth doubled for babies near the dust cloud, and boys, in particular, were more likely to have birth complications and premature deliveries. (martindale.com)
  • Miscarriage, stillbirth, premature birth and congenital rubella syndrome are possible complications when a woman contracts rubella during pregnancy, according to the March of Dimes. (reference.com)
  • Some of the complications that may arise include a mother's dangerously high blood pressure, damage to a woman's kidneys, a premature delivery and stillbirth. (wisegeek.com)
  • While there have been calls to lower the legal drinking age from 21 in the United States, a new study suggests such a move could result in more unplanned pregnancies and premature births among young women. (health.am)
  • Analyzing U.S. data, the researchers also found that mothers with preeclampsia and their infants had roughly twice the risk of health complications compared to those without preeclampsia. (medicinenet.com)
  • In-depth guide for expecting mothers to overcome health complications related to early or late pregnancy. (medindia.net)
  • A new study in the January issue of Health Affairs shows that women who were homeless during their pregnancies had significantly higher rates of health complications, such as hypertension, anemia, hemorrhage and early labor, compared with those who were not homeless. (umassmed.edu)
  • And if you had certain health complications before pregnancy, like preexisting diabetes or depression , find out what you can do to help you stay healthy during pregnancy. (marchofdimes.org)
  • it can also lead to some serious health complications. (dummies.com)
  • Likewise, pregnancy induced hypertension, true to its name, is high blood pressure that develops in a pregnant woman who did not have high blood pressure. (medindia.net)
  • Once a woman develops pregnancy induced hypertension, she has to have regular monitoring of her blood pressure, the baby s well being and proper medication for the pressure. (medindia.net)
  • Women can develop high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, before or during pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Chronic hypertension refers to hypertension developed before pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Throughout the years, hypertensive disorders in pregnancy were more common than chronic hypertension. (cdc.gov)
  • Vascular manifestations including scleroderma renal crisis and pulmonary arterial hypertension should be considered relative contraindications against pregnancy due to the high associations of both maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality. (hindawi.com)
  • Preeclampsia , Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH) , Toxemia, and high blood pressure are all synonymous terms. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • In a study of women in Denmark with and without migraines who became pregnant, migraines were associated with an increased risk of pregnancy-associated hypertension disorders in the mother. (news-medical.net)
  • Chronic hypertension may get worse during later pregnancy and the type or dose of drugs may need to be changed. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • At this old age there's a high school rate of complications including hypertension kidney problems. (amazonaws.com)
  • For now, physicians closely monitor women with a history of pregnancy complications and should take extra efforts to help them reduce any other stroke risk factors, such as hypertension, elevated cholesterol, cigarette smoking, and dietary and exercise issues, she said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The risk for vascular complications including: Intra uterine growth restriction (20%), hypertension (31%), preeclampsia (15%), eclampsia and placental abruption are significantly greater than those in background populations. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This syndrome can contribute to repeat miscarriages as well as increase a woman's risk of developing pre-eclampsia during pregnancy, a condition associated with hypertension. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Moodley, J. (2011) Potentially Increasing Rates of Hypertension in Women of Childbearing Age and during Pregnancy - Be Prepared! (scirp.org)
  • Pregnancy - related Hypertension - Obese women are also at higher risk of developing hypertension and preeclampsia during pregnancy. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Preterm Birth - Pregnant women who are obese are at an increased risk of delivering early, primarily due to existing obesity - related pregnancy complications (such as hypertension and diabetes). (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Maternal age, obstetric complications, and the outcome of pregnancy. (nih.gov)
  • This book draws on recently acquired knowledge to provide the reader with comprehensive, up-to-date information on the full range of obstetric complications that may be encountered during the third trimester of pregnancy and puerperium. (springer.com)
  • Obstetric complications will be recorded in both groups. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Obstetric complications are those complications that develop during pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers have a better idea what causes a form of heart failure during pregnancy - that often occurs in otherwise healthy women. (redorbit.com)
  • Some women have health problems that arise during pregnancy, and other women have health problems before they become pregnant that could lead to complications. (cdc.gov)
  • It is very important for women to receive health care before and during pregnancy to decrease the risk of pregnancy complications. (cdc.gov)
  • Women with pregnancy related anemia may feel tired and weak. (cdc.gov)
  • Some women experience depression during or after pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Pneumonia can be life-threatening if left untreated, and pregnant women are more vulnerable to complications. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Many women have healthy babies after losing a pregnancy. (parents.com)
  • However, some women who are pregnant will experience complications that can involve their health, their baby's health, or both. (healthline.com)
  • According to the American Pregnancy Association (APA) , up to 20 percent of pregnancies among healthy women will end in a miscarriage. (healthline.com)
  • Pregnancy can be an exciting period in a women s life even though many face some extent of discomfort and disability during this time. (medindia.net)
  • Platelet aggregation in healthy women during normal pregnancy - a longitudinal study. (medindia.net)
  • According to a 2013 medical review , women with mild asthma are unlikely to experience more severe symptoms during pregnancy. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Women with moderate to severe asthma may find that pregnancy makes their symptoms worse. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Stopping or reducing the intake of medication during pregnancy can make symptoms worse for women with any type of asthma. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Women who experience asthma flare-ups during pregnancy are more likely to have babies with low birthweights than women whose asthma symptoms remain stable. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Many doctors agree that the safest option is for pregnant women with asthma to take medications and avoid flare-ups, which can lead to complications. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Pregnancy complications may be caused by conditions women have before pregnancy or conditions women develop during pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Understanding rates and trends in these data can be used to identify opportunities to prevent and manage pregnancy complications and improve care for pregnant women. (cdc.gov)
  • MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Deaths and complications among pregnant women with lupus have declined in the United States over the past two decades, a new study finds. (hon.ch)
  • Pregnancy has long been considered high risk for women with lupus, and authors of the study decided to investigate if the outlook for pregnant women with lupus has improved. (hon.ch)
  • The study found that pregnant women with lupus had higher rates of complications, as well as higher death rates among mothers and fetuses. (hon.ch)
  • Mehta called the findings "very encouraging," but said more research is needed to further reduce the risk of complications and death among pregnant women with lupus. (hon.ch)
  • Women with SSc who are considering a pregnancy or discover they are pregnant require evaluation for the presence and extent of underlying vasculopathy. (hindawi.com)
  • For this reason, the number of women who develop SSc and have not yet completed their families and may be considering pregnancy is likely to increase. (hindawi.com)
  • FRIDAY, Sept. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women with a body-mass index ( BMI ) that is too low or too high are at increased risk for complications and additional hospitalization, according to a new Scottish study. (medicinenet.com)
  • The risk of pregnancy complications among women increased with BMI, according to the study. (medicinenet.com)
  • Researchers have identified a new indicator to help predict whether or not women will be at risk of having pregnancy complications. (redorbit.com)
  • Women who have faced this complication are at a higher risk of recurrence and are closely monitored during pregnancy. (redorbit.com)
  • Pregnant women with obesity run a higher risk of developing complications during pregnancy and risks of fetal/infant complications are also higher. (eurekalert.org)
  • Using data from nationwide Swedish health registries, the researchers identified 596 pregnancies to women who had given birth after bariatric surgery between 2006 and 2011. (eurekalert.org)
  • These pregnancies were then compared with 2,356 pregnancies to women who had not been operated upon but who had the same body mass index (BMI, weight divided by height squared) as the first group prior to surgery. (eurekalert.org)
  • Since bariatric surgery followed by pregnancy has both positive and negative effects, these women, when expecting, should be regarded as risk pregnancies," says Dr Johansson. (eurekalert.org)
  • Between 14 and 23 percent of women will experience some symptoms of depression during pregnancy. (healthcentral.com)
  • Its use is in the context of antiphospholipid syndrome and recurrent pregnancy loss and also in women with implantation failure to improve live birth rates. (mdpi.com)
  • The Headache study included 22,841 pregnancies among women with migraine (including 16,861 with a liveborn offspring) and 228,324 age- and conception-year matched pregnancies among women without migraine (including 170,334 with a liveborn offspring). (news-medical.net)
  • And I think you know as IO often stayed of the so my patients and real women who have had a pregnancy loss. (go.com)
  • Elevated symptoms of PTSD and moral injury can lead to pregnancy complications, found a Veterans Affairs study of women military veterans. (eurekalert.org)
  • To better understand how these two conditions affect pregnancy, the researchers followed 318 women veterans who became pregnant within three years of separating from military service. (eurekalert.org)
  • Timing was everything, though, researchers found: Women who drank probiotic milk early in their pregnancies, but not those who only drank it before or late in pregnancy, were 21 percent less likely to give birth prematurely compared to others. (reuters.com)
  • Nearly one in four women said they had consumed probiotic milk before pregnancy, while about one third drank it early in pregnancy and another third had it during the later part of their pregnancies. (reuters.com)
  • Women who experience a pregnancy loss quickly learn that our society doesn't understand the pain of this loss. (familyeducation.com)
  • Pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at a higher risk of developing more complications during pregnancy. (medindia.net)
  • The analysis found that one-third of all pregnancies in women with IBD were delivered by Caesarean section, reflecting almost a two-fold increase compared with women without IBD. (medindia.net)
  • The new placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial, published in the new issue of The New England Journal of Medicine ​ (Vol. 354, pp. 1796-1806), reports the effect of vitamin C (1000 mg) and vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopherol succinate, 400 IU), or placebo, for 1877 women during their first pregnancy from 14 to 22 weeks of gestation. (nutraingredients.com)
  • none of the women included in NEJM's study were Vitamin C and E deficient or in a state of sub-optimal vitamin status - a population that would stand to benefit the most from antioxidant supplementation during pregnancy. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Researchers hope the new study will encourage women to be vigilant about heart health during pregnancy, and to encourage physicians to identify high-risk women to implement early prevention. (sacbee.com)
  • The study also showed that women delivering vaginally were more than twice as likely to see major complications at the low performing hospitals. (martindale.com)
  • If researchers learned that hospitals are more likely to have complications because they perform more cesareans, that might help women in deciding where they would like to give birth. (martindale.com)
  • THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of folic acid do not protect pregnant women against a sometimes deadly complication called preeclampsia, a large trial suggests. (hon.ch)
  • The finding frustrates the search for an effective way to prevent preeclampsia, or dangerously high blood pressure in pregnancy, in women who are at high risk for it. (hon.ch)
  • Preeclampsia is the leading cause of pregnancy-related complications and death worldwide, affecting about 10 million women a year. (hon.ch)
  • It is recommended for women who are trying to conceive and those who are in their first trimester of pregnancy, to prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida. (hon.ch)
  • The study included about 2,460 women in five countries who had at least one risk factor for preeclampsia -- obesity, twin pregnancy, existing high blood pressure, pre-pregnancy diabetes or a previous history of preeclampsia. (hon.ch)
  • The best way women can lower their risk is to plan their pregnancies, try to get in shape before conceiving and then follow doctors' recommendations about weight gain during pregnancy, Caughey said. (hon.ch)
  • I know older women have happy healthy babies all the time & I have been reading up alot of high risk pregnancies. (mamapedia.com)
  • Thyroid hormone requirements increase with pregnancy and many women with pre-existing hypothyroidism need an increase in their thyroid hormone during pregnancy. (thyroid.org)
  • A total of 1748 women with congenital hypothyroidism were eligible for this study and 336 women reported a total of 570 pregnancies. (thyroid.org)
  • Women with a TSH greater than or equal to 10 mIU/L during the first trimester demonstrated an increase risk of preterm labor and those with an elevated TSH in the first 6 months of the pregnancy were at increased risk of delivering a large baby. (thyroid.org)
  • Women with congenital hypothyroidism are at increased risk of pregnancy complications compared to women in a national reference population and some complications, such as preterm labor, may be associated with inadequate thyroid hormone replacement. (thyroid.org)
  • Five to 10% of women in their first time pregnancies develop pre-eclampsia. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Since a woman's blood pressure naturally falls during the first half of pregnancy, many chronic hypertensive women have a normal blood pressure and need no treatment at this time. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • There are probably some women who are chronic hypertensives who are labelled as PIH because we don't know what their BP was before pregnancy. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • The program continues to grow, providing more than 2,500 women with lessons on pregnancy and parenting, access to social and medical services and a healthy meal at every session, according to the researchers. (upi.com)
  • During our 6 week ultrasound I asked our physician if Pregnant Fertility Chart Pregnancy Pregnant Can While Get Paralyzed women and children with an income of up to 185% of the poverty line are always eligible for full Medicaid cover. (amazonaws.com)
  • Sir Thomas More and Sir Thomas More women are choosing is pregnancy at 40 considered high risk to get babies in their latterly 30s and early 40s. (amazonaws.com)
  • Many women have successful pregnancies into their former 40s simply in that location are increased Educate yourself about the increased risk of genetic disorders chromosoma. (amazonaws.com)
  • Every pregnancy carries its risks but with good prenatal care and About xxxv percentage of pregnancies end Hoosier State miscarriage for women age xl 44. (amazonaws.com)
  • What are my chances of getting meaning of course in my 40s This is why both these complications are more common inwards older women Nybo Phil Anderson et al. (amazonaws.com)
  • and Julie Flahive, MS, linked data from emergency shelter enrollees with Massachusetts Medicaid claims to compare health care use and pregnancy complications for approximately 9,100 women who used emergency shelter and 8,800 who did not. (umassmed.edu)
  • After adjusting for behavioral health disorders, the rates of homeless women having nine pregnancy complications were still significantly higher than women who were not homeless. (umassmed.edu)
  • The women who had strokes were 70% more likely to have had a pregnancy complication than controls (p=0.0059). (medpagetoday.com)
  • Some women also experience pain and nausea as a result of developing jaundice in pregnancy. (wisegeek.com)
  • Women with an immediate relative who has had cholestasis during pregnancy as well as women carrying multiple fetuses are at an increased risk for developing this condition, which may also lead to the development of jaundice. (wisegeek.com)
  • Studies of several thousand pregnant women in scientific literature have assessed the safety of using the flu vaccine during pregnancy," Kharbanda told Reuters Health. (lifescript.com)
  • For the new study, they looked back at data on 74,000 women who had received a flu shot while pregnant, in any trimester, and compared them to 300,000 women who were similar in age, pregnancy start dates and other characteristics but had not received the shot. (lifescript.com)
  • When they were followed through delivery, vaccinated women were still no more likely to experience those pregnancy complications or others, including preeclampsia, blood clots and other vascular problems or bacterial infection after birth. (lifescript.com)
  • Still, with the exception of C-section -- reported for 42 percent of women with RA and 38 percent of those without RA -- the large majority of women did not have these pregnancy complications. (lifescript.com)
  • Women with diabetes are at an increased risk of pregnancy complications, even if their diabetes is well controlled, according to new research. (innovations-report.com)
  • The women filled out three questionnaires during their pregnancy and glycaemic control was monitored. (innovations-report.com)
  • This study shows that the goals of the St Vincent Declaration for outcome of pregnancy in women with diabetes are still not being met, say the authors. (innovations-report.com)
  • Although most women planned their pregnancy and prepared well, outcome was not comparable to that of the general population. (innovations-report.com)
  • A total of 180 women completed 270 pregnancies between 1983 and 1993, with 191 total live births. (nih.gov)
  • There was also evidence linking a legal drinking age of 18 to a higher rate of unplanned pregnancies among young women. (health.am)
  • Unplanned pregnancies are associated with a higher rate of complications, at least partly because women are less likely to get proper prenatal care. (health.am)
  • Young African-American women in these states were 25 percent more likely to have no paternal information on their child's birth certificate - which can be considered a proxy for unplanned pregnancy. (health.am)
  • For women with asthma, Asthma and Pregnancy will likely answer many of your questions, while Prozac and Pregnancy will be useful for those women using this common antidepressant. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • The important thing about this study is that it did include women thought to be at risk because of previous surgery, terminations, etc., but the only group that showed benefit was those who had a previous pregnancy loss. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Tangren noted that the risk of developing a hypertensive complication in pregnancy was especially high in women who had kidney stones and were overweight or obese at the start of pregnancy. (newkerala.com)
  • Despite the fact that many women who suffer migraines find that the number and severity of these severe headaches decrease during pregnancy, migraines are now being linked to elevated blood pressure, abortions, caesareans, preterm births and babies with low birth weight. (news-medical.net)
  • The study shows that pregnant women with migraine more often have complications in connection with their pregnancy and childbirth than women who don't suffer from migraine. (news-medical.net)
  • However, we show that the risk of complications generally was lower for pregnant women with migraine who took medication when compared with the pregnant women with migraines who were not treated. (news-medical.net)
  • Although experience shows that migraines become milder during pregnancy, this study emphasizes that the healthcare service should be particularly aware of pregnant women with migraine,' says Nils Skajaa. (news-medical.net)
  • Pregnancy and systemic lupus erythematosus in black African women: about 10 cases in Libreville (Gabon). (scirp.org)
  • Objectives: Through a study in a population of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) pregnant black Gabonese women, we describe the characteristics of these pregnancies to clarify their main complications and to make recommendations to their follow-up in low resource countries. (scirp.org)
  • We've included, systemic lupus erythematosus women carrying a pregnancy during the period of the study. (scirp.org)
  • In addition, weight loss in overweight women appeared to lower their risk of pregnancy complications. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Although it shows increasing prevalence in general population, the syndrome affects more women than men, what makes its risk of being developed during pregnancy period. (scirp.org)
  • A study suggests that women who undergo weight-loss surgery procedures before pregnancy are less likely to need Caesarean deliveries than obese women. (health24.com)
  • Women who undergo weight-loss surgery gain major benefits when it comes to pregnancy , a new study suggests. (health24.com)
  • We want to make sure that bariatric surgery performed before pregnancy will have benefits for these women, and that having a procedure won't harm the baby," he said in a news release from the American College of Surgeons. (health24.com)
  • It's well documented that obese women face more medical complications during pregnancy. (health24.com)
  • We know that the prevalence of obesity in women is increasing, so we wanted to know more about the impact of bariatric surgery on pregnancy, the mother and the baby," said study co-author Samantha Drew. (health24.com)
  • The findings showed that 1 percent of those who had a weight-loss procedure before pregnancy underwent a C-section, compared to 38 percent of obese women who did not have the procedure. (health24.com)
  • Also, women who gain too much during pregnancy have a harder time getting the weight off after pregnancy, increasing their risk of many chronic diseases, specifically diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers. (dummies.com)
  • Because of this increased risk, the authors say that women with diabetes should take a higher than usual dose (5 mg) of folic acid from before conception up to week 12 of pregnancy. (rxpgnews.com)
  • The Biobank includes data and biological specimens of women from three original studies: 1) First-trimester Prediction of Preeclampsia (PREDICTION Study, NCT02189148), 2) Pre-Eclampsia And growth Retardation, an evaluative Longitudinal study (PEARL Study, NCT02379832), 3) Effect of Low Dose Aspirin on Birthweight in Twins: The GAP Trial (NCT02280031) and 4)PREDICTION2: Prediction of Preeclampsia and other Pregnancy Complications Following Combined Iterative Screening. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Women will be divided to 2 groups according to their smoking status in pregnancy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 -- High doses of folic acid do not protect pregnant women against a sometimes deadly complication called preeclampsia , a large trial suggests. (drugs.com)
  • A lot of women who have an etopic or tubal pregnancy don't know that anything is abnormal so they begin to plan for a child. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • Because obesity during pregnancy can pose complications to women and their unborn babies, doctors recommend that you lose weight before attempting to conceive. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Twin Pregnancy - Obese pregnant women are at an increased risk of having fraternal twins . (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Cesarean Section - Because of obesity - related pregnancy complications, women who are obese have an increased risk of having a cesarean sections rather than vaginal births. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Thirty six (28.3%) women reported cardiac symptoms in pregnancy. (bmj.com)
  • Over 90% of these women had been symptomatic before pregnancy. (bmj.com)
  • Of the 36 women with symptoms during pregnancy, 30 had further pregnancies. (bmj.com)
  • No complications were reported in 19 (15%) women who underwent general anaesthesia and in 22 (17.4%) women who received epidural anaesthesia, three of whom had a significant left ventricular outflow tract gradient at diagnosis after pregnancy. (bmj.com)
  • Three unexplained intrauterine deaths occurred in women taking cardiac medication throughout pregnancy. (bmj.com)
  • Most women with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy tolerate pregnancy well. (bmj.com)
  • 1- 4 As hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is diagnosed in more patients as a result of increased clinical awareness and familial screening, more women with the disease will be considering pregnancy. (bmj.com)
  • The effects of pregnancy on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were studied in women aged 25-65 years with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who had been reviewed at St George's Hospital within the previous five years. (bmj.com)
  • The condition usually arises after 20 weeks of pregnancy, marked by a rise in the mother's blood pressure and increased protein in her urine. (medicinenet.com)
  • Preterm labor/delivery is defined as delivery before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • Scientists analyzed samples collected as part of the international SCOPE study at 15 weeks of pregnancy, which was during a period before any clinical signs of pre-eclampsia develop. (redorbit.com)
  • The protective effect linked to early-pregnancy probiotic milk consumption was most significant for "late" pre-term births, that is, after 34 weeks of pregnancy but before the full term of 39-40 weeks. (reuters.com)
  • During the 40 weeks of pregnancy, the expectant mother will go through several physical and emotional changes. (medindia.net)
  • About half were randomly chosen to also take a daily high-dose (4-milligram) supplement, starting at 8 to 16 weeks of pregnancy. (hon.ch)
  • this occurs when a baby dies in the first few months of a pregnancy, usually before 22 weeks of pregnancy. (thyroid.org)
  • Amniocentesis can be performed any time after 14 weeks of pregnancy. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Roughly 15 percent of all known pregnancies end in miscarriage--but can anything help prevent a miscarriage from happening? (parents.com)
  • Are you experiencing miscarriage symptoms--or just your standard-issue pregnancy problems? (parents.com)
  • A miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy during the first 20 weeks. (healthline.com)
  • Miscarriages About 15 percent of known births end in miscarriage, when a baby is born too early in the pregnancy to be viable. (howstuffworks.com)
  • A miscarriage is the spontaneous end of a pregnancy. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Find support for your loss: Pregnancy loss, miscarriage, still birth or infant loss. (uvahealth.com)
  • If the pregnancy has a single chorion, fetal maturity will be assessed to see if immediate delivery is recommended. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • Due to poor quality case-control and cohort study designs, there is often an increase in the relative risk of these complications associated with thrombophilia, particularly recurrent early pregnancy loss, late fetal loss and pre-eclampsia, but the absolute risk remains very small. (mdpi.com)
  • They suggest restricting the pregnant mother's immune cells from the placenta (the maternal-fetal interface) can protect against pregnancy complications during prenatal infection and those not caused by infection. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • However, excess fluid sometimes appears very early in pregnancy, around week 16 and may be an indicator of fetal disease. (hubpages.com)
  • During the remainder of the pregnancy, the main reasons, which can cause this problem, are fetal abnormalities like rupture of membranes, kidney defects, lung defects, eating disorders, and maternal and placental dysfunction. (hubpages.com)
  • The symptoms start when mother notices a small loss of liquid during pregnancy or fails to notice fetal movement. (hubpages.com)
  • She added that they did not identify increased risk for fetal complications such as intrauterine growth restriction or need for neonatal intensive care amongst stone formers. (newkerala.com)
  • Cortés-Hernández, J., Ordi-Ros, J. and Paredes, F. (2002) Clinical Predictors of Fetal and Maternal Outcome in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Prospective Study of 103 Pregnancies. (scirp.org)
  • In case of complications during pregnancy, specialists in Maternal-Fetal Medicine provide advanced fetal diagnostics and high-risk obstetrical care at a moment's notice. (northshore.org)
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists, pediatric cardiologists, ultrasound technicians and genetic counselors provide care for pregnancy complications at multiple locations conveniently throughout Lake County and Northern Cook County. (northshore.org)
  • Having a post - term pregnancy can increase your risk of stillbirths, larger babies, and fetal dysmaturity (babies whose growth has been restricted in the womb. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • However, rare complications can occur and therefore planned delivery and fetal monitoring are still required for some patients. (bmj.com)
  • Severe complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium are present in 1.6% of mothers in the US [1] and in 1.5% of mothers in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, mild nausea may merely be a discomfort ( morning sickness ), but if severe and with vomiting causing water-electrolyte imbalance it can be classified as a pregnancy complication ( hyperemesis gravidarum ). (wikipedia.org)
  • Pregnancy symptoms and complications can range from mild and annoying discomforts to severe, sometimes life-threatening, illnesses. (cdc.gov)
  • Pneumonia is a severe illness and can cause dangerous complications for both the woman and baby if left untreated. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • If asthma is severe or not treated effectively, symptoms during pregnancy can increase the risk of complications. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In humans, Listeria causes severe invasive infection in the mother during pregnancy with often fatal consequences for the fetus. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • For both PTSD and moral injury, the more severe the symptoms, the higher the likelihood of pregnancy complications. (eurekalert.org)
  • The reduced risk of pre-eclampsia associated with drinking probiotic milk later in pregnancy was only statistically meaningful for the severe form of the condition, researchers note. (reuters.com)
  • Though oligohydramnios is not preventable, but examination and detection by an experienced gynecologist at each visit during pregnancy can prevent severe consequences. (hubpages.com)
  • As a result, an overflow of bile may enter the woman's bloodstream and cause severe complications, such as an early delivery or a stillbirth. (wisegeek.com)
  • The findings are particularly important because preeclampsia cases rose from 2.4 percent of pregnancies in 1980 to 3.8 percent in 2010, the researchers said. (medicinenet.com)
  • Researchers have found that over-use and unwarranted use of antibiotics during late pregnancy and early development increases the risk of inflammatory bowel disease. (medindia.net)
  • A separate study from researchers at the University of Rochester showed where a baby is delivered could make a difference on whether he or she has birth complications. (martindale.com)
  • After analyzing 750,000 deliveries, researchers were able to determine that certain hospitals - which were not named - have birth complications rates five times higher than other hospitals. (martindale.com)
  • However, researchers did note that many of these complications were not life-threatening. (martindale.com)
  • As a result of the findings, study researchers are looking to gather more data from women's electronic medical records to learn more about disparities among hospitals and how to improve the complication rate. (martindale.com)
  • Researchers noted that medical advancements have improved complication rates over the past few decades, but more can still be done to study the hospitals that perform well and implement best practices elsewhere. (martindale.com)
  • At the 94th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society, researchers from the Christian Medical College and Hospital (Ludhiana Punjab, India) presented results from a study on subclinical hypothyroidism during pregnancy. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Although the current study was large and allowed the researchers to account for a number of factors in the odds of pregnancy complications -- like the women's age and family income -- it also lacked some important information. (lifescript.com)
  • The researchers had no information on the severity of each woman's RA or medication use during pregnancy. (lifescript.com)
  • The researchers also found evidence linking these effects to a higher rate of unplanned pregnancies in states with a minimum drinking age of 18. (health.am)
  • Researchers have also used the same data to deduce that migraine medication possibly prevents some of the complications. (news-medical.net)
  • The researchers then calculated the difference between BMI at the beginning of the first and second pregnancies. (emaxhealth.com)
  • The most important cause of high blood pressure in pregnancy is a disease called pre-eclampsia. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • However, this tragic outcome of a pregnancy can happen, usually when the flow of nutrition from the placenta is cut off. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Data from 44,386 pregnancies were analyzed to determine if advancing maternal age influences frequency or outcome of antenatal disorders. (nih.gov)
  • Does it Improve Pregnancy Outcome? (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Whilst promising, no studies have yet found a predictor of poor outcome as good as a previous pregnancy loss. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • 2010) Pregnancy and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Review of Clinical Features and Outcome of 51 Pregnancies at a Single Institution. (scirp.org)
  • This video by TV360 shows you how choosing a good health provider on the outcome of high risk pregnancies. (articlecity.com)
  • Although few studies have examined the clinical implications of pregnancy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, anecdotal documentation of major complications or significant worsening of symptoms in some patients has led to a belief that pregnancy may be associated with a poor outcome. (bmj.com)
  • However, we found that pregnancy complications largely stem from harmful maternal immune cells that recognize and attack the placenta and other immunologically foreign tissues derived from the fetus. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • Placenta Complications A woman shouldn't experience any vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. (howstuffworks.com)
  • She says she's experiencing bleeding and complications with her placenta. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • These findings indicate that sFLT1 plays an essential role in maintaining vascular integrity in the placenta by sequestering excess maternal VEGF and suggest that a local increase in VEGF can trigger placental overexpression of sFLT1, potentially contributing to the development of preeclampsia and other pregnancy complications. (jci.org)
  • Other complications that can develop during late pregnancy include a low-lying placenta and cervical incompetence. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Model and TV personality Teigen, 34, was taken to hospital Sunday where she revealed she was being treated for excessive bleeding due to a weak placenta during her third pregnancy. (newsweek.com)
  • Some of the most serious complications that can arise involve issues with the placenta. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • MoThere are many possible pregnancy complications that prenatal care can help minimize. (howstuffworks.com)
  • As pregnancy is such a joyous occasion in ones life we often forget - or perhaps choose to ignore - the possible pregnancy complications which may arise and cause harm to both you and your growing baby. (pregnancy-calendars.net)
  • A loss of pregnancy after week 20 of pregnancy is called a stillbirth. (healthline.com)
  • CINCINNATI - Preclinical research demonstrates for the first time that refocusing an expectant mother's immune cells to prevent them from attacking the fetus may be a therapeutic strategy for preventing pregnancy complications like stillbirth or prematurity. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • A gain of three or more BMI units showed a 63 percent greater chance of stillbirth compared to a gain of less than one BMI unit and also a greater effect on all other complications. (emaxhealth.com)
  • If the fallopian tube is getting tighter, or more narrow, the egg is fertilized outside the uterus in the tube, hence the name: "Tubal pregnancy. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • I had a tubal pregnancy before 1 and a half year and one tube has been removed,after around a year i had a D and C.Now i am 6 weeks pregnant again is thee any chances for this to be a tubal pregnancy? (mamapedia.com)
  • Last January I had a tubal pregnancy resulting in the removal of my left. (mamapedia.com)
  • Pregnancy related symptoms and complications were determined by questionnaire and review of medical and obstetric records where available. (bmj.com)
  • Hi, my Wife is 12 Weeks pregnant but the doc says baby is growing normally except the brain and is suggesting us to get it aborted coz maybe the baby would be mentally abnormal after birth, i really dont know what to do coz this is first pregnancy and we took opinions from 3 Docs all say the same! (medindia.net)
  • Taking emergency birth control to prevent unwanted pregnancy? (healthcentral.com)
  • At the very least, the study serves as oversight, encouraging hospitals to report on birth complications and improve their delivery methods. (martindale.com)
  • If a child is found to have a birth defect at this stage, parents have the choice to terminate the pregnancy if they wish. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A program designed to bring education and care services to communities most at-risk for preterm birth and infant death reduces these complications by nearly 50%, a study published Tuesday by the Journal of Maternal and Child Health found. (upi.com)
  • When a woman contracts rubella after the 20th week of pregnancy, her baby is unlikely to suffer any birth defects. (reference.com)
  • A pregnancy due date calendar predicts a baby's birth date by using the starting date of the mother's last menstrual period and adding 280 days, or 40 week. (reference.com)
  • Chromosomal abnormalities, alcohol use during pregnancy and environmental factors are all potential causes of birth defects. (reference.com)
  • Despite this, complications such as pre-eclampsia, high birth weight, and birth defects were still considerably higher than in the general population. (innovations-report.com)
  • The findings do not prove that lower legal drinking ages lead to more unplanned pregnancies and birth complications, but do show an association between the two. (health.am)
  • However, there are a number of birth defects that can be diagnosed during your pregnancy. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Nine pregnancies (90%) resulted in the birth of viable children of which 4 (44.4%) were born by caesarean section and the 5 others (55.6%) were born by natural route. (scirp.org)
  • Care for High Risk Mothers and Babies High-risk maternal conditions include diabetes , high blood pressure , a family history of birth defects and recurrent loss of previous pregnancies. (northshore.org)
  • Preventing these complications will help reduce the risk of preterm birth. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Pregnancy Diary is a journey through pregnancy & beyond providing information & resources for conception, fertility, pregnancy, birth, baby & parenting. (pregnancydiary.org)
  • The risk of developing vascular complications in diabetes pregnancies although is correlated with the severity and length of the disease is not fully understood. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Enhanced oxidation has been suggested to be the underlying abnormality responsible for some of the complications of diabetes. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial was a multicenter controlled clinical trial that compared intensive with conventional therapy in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. (nih.gov)
  • Methods: A literature review was performed to extract the articles published on metabolic syndrome and pregnancy, its prevalence, obstetrical complications and its perinatal adverse effects. (scirp.org)
  • Jaundice during pregnancy may also be caused by pre-eclampsia, which is characterized by protein in a woman's urine as well as a rise in blood pressure. (wisegeek.com)
  • In addition to a woman's mucus membranes, skin and eyes developing a yellow hue, other symptoms of jaundice may also cause discomfort and concern during pregnancy. (wisegeek.com)
  • Pregnancy is a very exciting time in a woman's life. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • A diagnosis of cervical incompetence is usually made on the basis of a woman's past pregnancy history. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Jessica Tangren (Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital) and her colleagues looked to see if having kidney stones before pregnancy affects a woman's risk of developing metabolic and hypertensive complications in pregnancy. (newkerala.com)
  • Female age is perhaps the biggest enemy to fertility.Advanced Age plays an important role in a woman's ability to become pregnant and carry a pregnancy to term. (a1articles.com)
  • Complications that occur primarily during childbirth are termed obstetric labor complications , and problems that occur primarily after childbirth are termed puerperal disorders . (wikipedia.org)
  • Pregnancy-induced hypercoagulability as a physiological response in preparation for the potential bleeding during childbirth . (wikipedia.org)
  • Excess and lack of everything is bad and same is the case with amniotic fluid levels during pregnancy and childbirth. (hubpages.com)
  • Thrombocytopenia, also known as thin blood, can cause significant complications in pregnancy and childbirth, such as maternal hemorrhage, neonatal thromboc. (reference.com)
  • We have experts to help you throughout your pregnancy, childbirth and beyond. (uvahealth.com)
  • Everyone wants their childbirth to be as complication free as possible. (pregnancy-calendars.net)
  • Eclampsia - seizures in a pre-eclamptic patient, affect around 1.4% of pregnancies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The team, which published their findings in the journal Molecular and Cellular Proteomics , identified proteins in the blood that could be used to predict whether a woman in her first pregnancy is at increased risk of developing pre-eclampsia . (redorbit.com)
  • Pre-eclampsia is a complication where a mother develops high blood pressure and protein in her urine, potentially causing a serious condition for both mother and baby. (redorbit.com)
  • For pre-eclampsia, a 20 percent risk reduction went along with drinking probiotic milk late in pregnancy, but not earlier in gestation or before getting pregnant. (reuters.com)
  • Pre-eclampsia, sometimes known as toxemia, is a syndrome that typically occurs after the 20th week of pregnancy and its hallmarks include high blood pressure, swelling of hands and feet, protein in the urine and sometimes kidney or liver problems. (reuters.com)
  • In pre eclampsia a pregnant woman develops high blood pressure and proteinuria during pregnancy. (medindia.net)
  • Another study has concluded that a combination of vitamins C and E do not help reduce the risk of pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia, but a leading charity has voiced hope that the door is not closed and that research with these nutrients will continue. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Pre-eclampsia, affecting two to three per cent of all pregnancies, occurs when a mother's blood pressure rises to the hypertensive range, and excretion of protein in the urine becomes too high. (nutraingredients.com)
  • Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are the most important causes of death during pregnancy in the UK, USA and Nordic countries. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Getting regular prenatal care can help you spot complications early-and maybe even prevent them. (marchofdimes.org)
  • In addition to the complications a mother may experience during pregnancy, complications with your baby can also arise. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Most physiologic changes begin early in gestation and peak by the late second trimester of pregnancy. (hindawi.com)
  • From the 12th day of pregnancy, the amniotic fluid increases and goes to about 800 ml at approximately 32 weeks of gestation. (hubpages.com)
  • Pregnancy after 40 does carry more risks but being at a healthy complications getting pregnant after 40 weight over 40 and not obese your risks of gestation complications are. (amazonaws.com)
  • If you don't have any gestation complications or health atmospheric condition you may comprise able to complications getting pregnant after 40 ask in that location is ampere small take chances of having a babe who is stillborn. (amazonaws.com)
  • As a reclusive species, little is known about normal gestation, successful parturition, and potential complications during pregnancy. (bioone.org)
  • Complications in early pregnancy are due to the fetus being defective in form, abnormal in its site and unable to sustain until term, leading to miscarriages. (medindia.net)
  • This helps to ensure that the fetus gets a steady supply of oxygen, reducing the likelihood of complications. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • And if the fetus doesn't have a blood supply obviously the pregnancy can survive. (go.com)
  • During pregnancy & lactation a nutritious diet, suitable exercise, adequate rest and a tranquil mind help both the mother and fetus and drugs hould be avoided. (medindia.net)
  • Amniotic fluid is the fluid that surrounds and protects the fetus throughout pregnancy and helps in development of lungs, digestive system, and other vital organs of the baby. (hubpages.com)
  • Developmental complications in the fetus may also occur. (wisegeek.com)
  • A third pregnant female died during pregnancy from septicemia resulting in death of the preterm fetus. (bioone.org)
  • This increased risk is caused by an increased immune tolerance in pregnancy to prevent an immune reaction against the fetus, as well as secondary to maternal physiological changes including a decrease in respiratory volumes and urinary stasis due to an enlarging uterus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Statistic tests would be applied in order to assess relation between smoking and Obstetrical complications. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The rate of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy increased substantially over the years, from 528.9 in 1993 to 912.4 in 2014. (cdc.gov)
  • Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 5 : A history of kidney stones may indicate an increased risk for metabolic and hypertensive complications during pregnancy, a recent study has suggested. (newkerala.com)
  • If you started out your pregnancy overweight or obese, your doctor may not want you to gain any weight. (dummies.com)
  • Should pregnancy complications arise, expert consultation and care are available at both Evanston and Highland Park Hospitals. (northshore.org)
  • Vascular disease in systemic sclerosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among nonpregnant patients with SSc and is even a bigger concern in the pregnant SSc patient, as the underlying vasculopathy may prevent the required hemodynamic changes necessary to support a growing pregnancy. (hindawi.com)
  • Although not definitive, it has been suggested that an initial fall in systemic vascular resistance leads to the other well-established vascular and hemodynamic changes of pregnancies [ 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • A total of five independent longitudinal studies have demonstrated that DM individuals with Hp 2-2 genotype have a two to five-fold increased risk of CVD as compared to DM individuals without the Hp 2-2 genotype We sought to determine whether HP genotype plays important role in development of vascular complications in pregastational pregnancies. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • A serious complication of atony of the uterus is hemorrhagic shock. (healthline.com)
  • As pregnancy advances, the enlarging uterus along with the hormonal changes give rise to a new set of problems for the mother at every stage. (medindia.net)
  • During pregnancy, cardiac output is preferentially distributed to the uterus, kidneys, skin, and breast tissue and away from skeletal muscle [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • If you are having no complications with your pregnancy you can travel up to the end of the 36th week of your Fasten the seatbelt Fertility Chart Pregnancy Pregnant Can While Get Paralyzed over a blanket so that pressure is not applied directly to the uterus. (amazonaws.com)
  • In a normal pregnancy, the fertilized egg moves down into the uterus where it connects with the uterus lining. (pregnancydiary.org)
  • Anemia prevalences during pregnancy differed from 18% in developed countries to 75% in South Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Taking supplements of iron and folic acid during your pregnancy may help since most cases of anemia occur due to a deficiency. (healthline.com)
  • Anemia can lead to symptoms that are hard to distinguish from those of pregnancy itself. (healthcentral.com)
  • Will you please give feedback on my article Anemia in Pregnancy and Complications . (hubpages.com)
  • Serious complications among the infants - death, shoulder impeding delivery, bone fracture, and nerve palsy - were significantly more frequent in the routine-care group (4 percent versus 1 percent) after accounting for factors such as maternal age, race or ethnic group, and number of previous pregnancies. (health.am)
  • Previous studies had looked at the risk of pregnancy complications in relation to a single snapshot measure of pre-pregnant weight, and found that obesity appeared to increase the frequency of such complications," said Villamor. (emaxhealth.com)
  • What are Obesity Related Pregnancy Complications? (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Post - term Pregnancy - Recent studies have estimated that obesity can increase your risk of having a post - term pregnancy (a pregnancy that lasts longer than the regular 40 weeks). (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea - This is a rare, but serious obesity - related disorder that can complicate pregnancy. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • For a healthy baby at the end of your pregnancy, preventing and managing obesity - related pregnancy complications is key. (womenshealthcaretopics.com)
  • Complications of pregnancy are health problems that occur during pregnancy. (cdc.gov)
  • Most pregnancies occur without complications. (healthline.com)
  • Some complications occur during delivery. (healthline.com)
  • Exacerbations of symptoms occur infrequently during late pregnancy and labor. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Estimated to occur in at least 5-8 percent of all pregnancies, the condition can progress rapidly without treatment. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Placental abruption is three times more likely to occur in a multiples pregnancy. (americanpregnancy.org)
  • There are a variety of complications that can occur during pregnancy. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • But, she added, "Consumption of probiotic milk products during early pregnancy might lower the risk of preterm delivery, and consumption during the other half of pregnancy might reduce the risk of preeclampsia. (reuters.com)
  • Join our Twitter chat to get answers about smoking, pregnancy and trying to conceive. (whattoexpect.com)
  • Cardiac output increases by 50% over the course of pregnancy, with the majority of increase occurring within the first 8 weeks, followed by a gradual increase until plateau mid-third trimester [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • You know that that would be crazy the other thing I think is really important about their story is that pregnancy loss in any trimester. (go.com)
  • Detailed look at Early pregnancy Symptoms and easy health solutions during 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy. (medindia.net)
  • The study was part of the Thyroid Screening in Urban Ludhiana Pregnancy Study (TULIPS), which is a prospective study on thyroid function screening during the first trimester. (endocrineweb.com)
  • When a woman contracts rubella during the first trimester of pregnancy, the baby has an 85 percent chance of contracting congenital rubella syndrome. (reference.com)
  • Most often, jaundice in pregnancy is due to hepatitis or a condition known as cholestasis of pregnancy, which is characterized by extreme itching during the third pregnancy trimester. (wisegeek.com)
  • No increase in risk with up to two first trimester surgical terminations of pregnancy has been found. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Maximum systolic blood pressure in pregnancy was increased in stone formers vs. controls despite similar first trimester blood pressure. (newkerala.com)
  • Since early delivery is the only treatment for preeclampsia, Rood said knowing the mother's status could save the life of the baby by extending the pregnancy. (voanews.com)
  • More and more studies are showing the long-term impact of a mother's diet choices and weight gain during pregnancy on the weight status and health conditions of her children. (dummies.com)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has an incidence of 0.5 to 7 per 1,000 pregnancies, and is the second most common cause of maternal death in developed countries after bleeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most serious complication of deep vein thrombosis is when part of the clot breaks off and travels to the lungs, causing a blockage called pulmonary embolism. (cdc.gov)
  • It occurs in approximately one in 7,000 to one in 15,000 pregnancies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pneumonia that occurs during pregnancy is called maternal pneumonia. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It occurs after the first 20 weeks of a pregnancy and causes high blood pressure and possible problems with your kidneys. (healthline.com)
  • Preterm labor occurs when you go into labor before week 37 of your pregnancy. (healthline.com)
  • If lack of amniotic fluid occurs in late pregnancy, the normal procedure is to induce labor. (hubpages.com)
  • Can Use of Antibiotics In Late Pregnancy Expose Offspring to Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease? (medindia.net)
  • There is currently no role for low-molecular weight heparin to prevent late placental-mediated complications in patients with inherited thrombophilia and this may be due to small patient numbers in the studies involved in summarising the evidence. (mdpi.com)
  • The average pregnancy rate for patients going thru IVF is 33 percent. (amazonaws.com)
  • These 8 SLE patients allowed us to monitor 10 pregnancies. (scirp.org)
  • Chronic poorly-controlled high blood pressure before and during pregnancy puts a pregnant woman and her baby at risk for problems. (cdc.gov)
  • High blood pressure is associated with a higher risk of many other complications, like preeclampsia. (healthline.com)
  • A group for support for any type of issue, complication, or high risk pregnancy. (babycenter.com)
  • Previous research, though inconsistent, suggested high doses throughout pregnancy might also offer some protection against preeclampsia. (hon.ch)
  • My obstetrician ordered me to be on bed rest due to high levels of stress that eventually caused me to have serious pregnancy complications," the paperwork stated. (usmagazine.com)
  • This includes difficulty in conception, higher risk of miscarriages and pre-term births and high rate of complications during pregnancy. (amazonaws.com)
  • If you do develop health problems your doctor will is pregnancy at 40 high risk class your maternity atomic number 33 gamey risk. (amazonaws.com)
  • Most (84%) of the pregnancies were planned, resulting in overall good glycaemic control (HbA1c) early in pregnancy and a high rate of folic acid use. (innovations-report.com)
  • Conclusion: We recommend a monthly prenatal care for these high-risk pregnancies and early detection of preeclampsia. (scirp.org)
  • Problems during pregnancy may include physical and mental conditions that affect the health of the mother or the baby. (cdc.gov)
  • Depression that persists during pregnancy can make it hard for a woman to care for herself and her unborn baby. (cdc.gov)
  • Here you'll find a comprehensive list of pregnancy complications, including what causes the problem, how it's treated, and what the consequences are for you and your baby. (parents.com)
  • Even with complications, early detection and prenatal care can reduce any further risk to you and your baby. (healthline.com)
  • Such a situation needs prompt diagnoses and treatment to avoid complications for the baby. (medindia.net)
  • Shawn Johnson and her husband, Andrew East, revealed that their baby-to-be is healthy after initially experiencing some pregnancy complications. (msn.com)
  • The complications result from the baby not getting enough oxygen in the womb. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Each additional baby a woman carries during her pregnancy increases the possibility of developing pregnancy complications . (americanpregnancy.org)
  • What it means for you and your baby if you're diagnosed with this pregnancy complication. (whattoexpect.com)
  • Dr. Jen Ashton discusses Chrissy Teigen opening up about losing her baby 20 weeks into her pregnancy and advice for those who may have experienced a similar loss. (go.com)
  • Although the majority of pregnancies and deliveries are uneventful, some involve complications that range from minor to life threatening -- for the mother, for the baby, or for both. (howstuffworks.com)
  • What is Antenatal care and its importance during pregnancy for mother and baby, with details on the medical test preformed during the first visit to the doctor. (medindia.net)
  • She is due in late February or early March and she is having some minor complications right now that may force her to deliver the baby C-section," continued the source. (starmagazine.com)
  • During pregnancy, overt hypothyroidism can lead to complications for both mother and baby. (endocrineweb.com)
  • Thyroid hormone during pregnancy is essential for normal growth and development of the baby. (thyroid.org)
  • There are many steps that can be taken before and during pregnancy to ensure your baby remains free of defects. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • With the first two pregnancies, the statement said the couple waited to name the baby until after delivering, but this time they had already begun calling "the little guy in my belly" Jack. (koat.com)
  • No matter which of these practitioners you choose, though, all will offer you a multitude of prenatal tests over the course of your pregnancy to help make sure you and your baby are healthy. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • During early pregnancy, you may have some concerns about already existing health conditions and how you and your baby will be affected. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their baby following pregnancy complications, the couple announced on social media. (newsweek.com)
  • Where preeclampsia is progressive, sometimes you can get a little more time out of the pregnancy if you have the ability to monitor the mom and the baby closely," she said. (voanews.com)
  • There are a great variety of different pregnancy complications that may affect you, some range from mild and others may go all the way to potentially being the cause of the death of you or your baby if not recognized and treated correctly and quickly. (pregnancy-calendars.net)
  • Often, when a woman has an tubular pregnancy, she doesn't know that anything is wrong, and begins to plan on having a baby. (amazingpregnancy.com)
  • Your health care provider will likely test your urine in early pregnancy to see if this is the case and treat you with antibiotics if necessary. (cdc.gov)
  • If you have a history of depression, it is important to discuss this with your health care provider early in pregnancy so that a plan for management can be made. (cdc.gov)
  • Most treatments for viral pneumonia are considered safe to use during pregnancy, and catching pneumonia at an early stage means anti-viral medication will usually eliminate the illness. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Following a healthy regime which includes regular check-ups with your doctor, proper diet, treatment of associated medical problems, maintaining good hygiene and adherence to immunization schedules will go a long way in preventing and diagnosing complications early. (medindia.net)
  • I'm too early in my pregnancy for docs to see anything yet. (medindia.net)
  • This is mediated by an increase in both stroke volume early in pregnancy and heart rate throughout pregnancy. (hindawi.com)
  • Uncommon but serious, this complication can often be headed off by early detection. (whattoexpect.com)
  • There remains no effective therapy for these pregnancy complications, and babies born too early are highly vulnerable to death or long-term developmental abnormalities. (cincinnatichildrens.org)
  • This page sets out the OSATS requirements for the intermediate ultrasound of early pregnancy complications module . (rcog.org.uk)
  • You are so early in your pregnancy, it would not cause difficulties. (mamapedia.com)
  • Hypotension is a common finding in early and mid-pregnancy and is, by and large, nothing to worry about. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • The greatest advantage of this test is that it can be done very early in the pregnancy, during the 10th or 12th week, possibly providing a better chance of diagnosis and treatment. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • The risk of complications from rubella are greatest when the mother contracts the disease early in pregnancy, explains BabyCenter. (reference.com)
  • What does brown spotting mean in early pregnancy? (reference.com)
  • This is the major challenge in this area - detection of those at risk of pregnancy loss/early delivery before it happens. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • It does seem that this finding early in pregnancy is suggestive of cervical incompetence and that the findings are progressive throughout pregnancy. (womens-health.co.uk)
  • What preeclampsia and preterm delivery have in common is that both come with a higher degree of inflammation in the body than what you would expect in a normal pregnancy," Nordqvist said. (reuters.com)
  • Chrissy Teigen has been hospitalized due to complications with her third pregnancy. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Actress and model Chrissy Teigen shared with her followers on Instagram that she was hospitalized on Sunday due to complications she's experienced during her third pregnancy with husband John Legend. (womenshealthmag.com)
  • Chrissy Teigen and John Legend have lost their child following pregnancy complications, the couple announced on their social media accounts. (koat.com)
  • In 2018, VA and the Department of Defense published clinical practice guidelines that emphasize the importance of screening for mental health conditions during pregnancy. (eurekalert.org)