Risks and complications

Risk and Complications

Pregnancy complications are normally a result of some underlying health problem. Most can be treated with proper care, pregnancy diet and medical intervention at the right time.  Here's a quick guide to some of the most common pregnancy complications - like gestational diabetes, miscarriage, placenta praevia - which can occur during the first , second and  third trimesters.

Bleeding During Pregnancy (Edema)

Bleeding During Pregnancy (Edema)

During pregnancy, your body is constantly going through several physical and physiological changes to accommodate and prepare itself for the growth and development of the fetus. Some of these changes may take you completely by surprise and be a...

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Obesity & Pregnancy

Obesity & Pregnancy

Obesity when pregnant puts both mother and baby at great risk, as obesity doubles the risk of the baby being born with neural tube defects. Even if the intake of folic acid is adequate, it doesn't completely protect the baby from this risk. Obese...

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Miscarriage – Causes, Symptoms And Risk Factors

Miscarriage – Causes, Symptoms And Risk Factors

  Miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy in the first twenty weeks. About 15 to 20 per cent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage, and more than 80 per cent of these losses happen before twelve weeks. The Causes Between 50 and 70 per...

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Other Risk Factors

  Oligohydramnios Oligohydramnios is a condition that is caused due to deficiency in the amount of amniotic fluid. This amniotic, which bathes and cushions the growing foetus in the uterus encourages foetal lung growth, maintains a constant...

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