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Other Complications

  • Amniotic Fluid Problems/Hydramnios/Oligohydramnios
    Too much or too little amniotic fluid around the fetus can cause problems. These include preterm labor, birth defects, and underdeveloped lungs in the fetus.
  • Anemia in Pregnancy
    Doctor appointments and baby showers aren’t the only things that can tucker you out when you’re pregnant. Anemia is a condition that also can make you feel fatigued. Find out what you need to know to safeguard yourself.
  • Asthma and Pregnancy
    With proper asthma management and good prenatal care, most women with asthma can have healthy pregnancies.
  • Bleeding in Pregnancy/Placenta Previa/Placental Abruption
    Bleeding may occur at various times in pregnancy. Although bleeding is alarming, it may or may not be a serious complication.
  • Heart Disease and Pregnancy
    In pregnancy, blood volume increases greatly. This extra fluid puts an increased workload on the heart and may cause problems for a woman with heart disease.
  • Post-Term Pregnancy
    A pregnancy that lasts more than 42 weeks is considered post-term. Post-term pregnancy is associated with longer labors and the need for cesarean delivery.
  • Rh Disease
    Rh disease occurs during pregnancy when there is an incompatibility between the blood types of the mother and baby.
  • Sickle Cell Disease in Children
    Sickle cell disease involves the red blood cells, or hemoglobin, and their ability to carry oxygen.