Pregnancy Complications

Hyperemisis Gravidarium

Hyperemisis gravidarium is a pregnancy complication suffered by around one in every 100 mothers-to-be. It is characterised by excessive vomiting in pregnancy and if you have it, you’ll find you probably won’t be able to...

Miscarriage

What is a Miscarriage A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks gestation. It is suspected that one in every four or five pregnancies ends in miscarriage, but often the loss is so early the...

Blighted Ovum

Blighted ovum is not a common term but it accounts for 45 to 55% of all miscarriages. That’s a huge amount of percentage there. So, what you should know about this? Blighted ovum and its causes The term “blighted...

What Are The Symptoms Of Miscarriage

It is important for couples to recognize the most common miscarriage symptoms in order to immediately perform necessary interventions. Miscarriage symptoms will often have some distinct symptoms such as vaginal bleeding and...

Difficulties During Pregnancy

Most women want an easy pregnancy, but not everyone gets one. Difficulties during pregnancy are the symptoms or problems that are associated with pregnancy and they could be serious, even potentially fatal problems. Serious...

Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms

Recognising The Early ectopic Pregnancy Symptom The following are the early ectopic pregnancy symptom that you may experience: Pain in the abdomen. This is usually at the lower part or on one side. Vaginal bleeding. ...

Bleeding During Early And Late Pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy can be very alarming to most women although bleeding doesn't always mean you could be experiencing a miscarriage. During labour, many women will experience a "bloody show". This is when the plug...

Molar Pregnancy

Having a successful pregnancy without complications is what most couples wish for. However, there are times when pregnancy does not proceed the way it should. If it is a molar pregnancy, it can turn out to be a real problem....

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy is commonly known as tubular pregnancy. The word "Ectopic" stands for body part found in an unusual position. As a woman it is important for you to know about it because it is difficult to detect. Before...

Blighted Ovum

Blighted ovum is not a common term but it accounts for 45 to 55% of all miscarriages. Blighted Ovum and its causes The term 'blighted ovum', also known as an 'anembryonic pregnancy' (nonviable pregnancy) may not be as...

High Blood Pressure In Pregnancy

Blood pressure is the power of the blood pushing against the walls of the arteries - (blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood to your body's system). If the force in the arteries becomes too high, it is called high blood...

Pregnancy Swelling – How Common Is It?

There are so many changes the body undergoes during pregnancy and it includes pregnancy swelling. Approximately 75% of all pregnant women experience mild swelling during their pregnancy. Some swelling in various parts of...

What Is Preeclampsia?

Preeclampsia is a serious medical condition in which hypertension occurs during pregnancy and is related to significant amounts of protein in the urine. It usually occurs in the third trimester of pregnancy approximately,...

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