Pregnancy complications
Pregnancy

Complications could include:

  • Eclampsia is a rare but serious condition that causes seizures during pregnancy. You can develop eclampsia even if you don't have a history of seizures.
    Source:HLCMS
  • When the placenta covers part or all of the cervix during the last months of pregnancy, this is called placenta previa, or low-lying placenta. Previous pregnancies, pregnancy surgery, or miscarriages are all risk factors.
    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
  • Most pregnancies go on without any problems. However, some women will experience complications that can involve the mother's health, the baby's health, or both.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) is an event that results in the loss of a fetus during early pregnancy. There are many types and causes. Symptoms include heavy spotting, vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
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