Pica risks
Pica

  • Umbilical hernias cause a swelling or bulge near the navel area. They're most common in babies, but they can also occur in adults.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Placental abruption occurs when the placenta detaches from the uterine wall too early. This can cause bleeding and complications for the mother and the baby.
    Source:HLCMS
  • HELLP syndrome is a group of symptoms that can develop in pregnant women. Learn about HELLP syndrome, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you are experiencing any of the symptoms of pregnancy, the first step should be a home pregnancy test or a visit to your doctor to confirm the pregnancy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If you're female, amenorrhea happens when you miss your monthly menstrual periods. Amenorrhea is the absence of menstrual bleeding.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Infant low birth weight (LBW) happens when babies weigh less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces at birth. LBW often occurs in babies who are born prematurely, before 37 weeks of gestation. It's also common in multiple birth situations, such as cases of...

    Source:HLCMS
  • If labor starts at 37 weeks or earlier, it is considered preterm or premature labor. Babies born prematurely have a greater chance of several health complications.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Prenatal development starts at conception and ends with the birth of your baby. It takes about 40 weeks or nine months to create a new life.
    Source:HLCMS
  • According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, about 15 percent of people in the U.S. have tried cocaine. Find out more about the effects of addiction.
    Source:HLCMS
  • If your child has an intellectual disability (ID), their brain doesn't develop properly. Their brain may also not function within the normal range of both intellectual and adaptive functioning. In the past, medical professionals called this condit...
    Source:HLCMS
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