Pregnancy is the most beautiful time of a woman’s life. However, if complications arise, it could also be the most dreadful experience. There are many kinds of pregnancy complications, which a woman can go through. Here are the most common and serious problems of them all:

Placental Abruption

Placental Abruption is a problem, which occurs when the uterus wall prematurely detaches the placenta. This problem usually occurs in women who suffer from high blood pressure. The placenta at this point can slacken off completely.

Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial Vaginosis is one of the most common pregnancy complications. Almost 30% of the pregnant women suffer from it, at some point or the other. This problem occurs due to an abnormal imbalance in the woman’s vaginal bacteria. It is said to affect women through intercourse. However, there might be other reasons also. Bacterial Vaginosis can lead to a premature labor. Apart from that, it can also lead to miscarriages, rupture of membranes, and the like.

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy is a one of the most dangerous pregnancy complications, which happens when an egg attaches itself in an area other than the uterus. Most of the ectopic pregnancies occur in the fallopian tube. This is a very problematic form of fertility and is common in women who get pregnant at a later age, have had an ectopic pregnancy before, or have had numerous abortions. An ectopic infertility has only one solution and that is abortion. If not detected on time it can lead to the death of the mother and the child.

Cholestasis of pregnancy

Cholestasis is a disease of the liver, which occurs only during pregnancy. The most common symptom of this disease is excessive itching. Cholestasis is a pregnancy complication that affects the flow of the bile. The flow is either completely or partially stopped, which leads to the production of bile acids inside the liver, that get spilled in the blood stream. Cholestasis can lead to premature birth and fetal distress.

Vaginal Bleeding

Vaginal bleeding is very common in pregnant women in the first trimester of their getting pregnant, and it is not an issue. The problem becomes serious if the bleeding does not stop even in the second and the third trimester. Vaginal bleeding could indicate many serious conditions such as a miss carriage, molar or ectopic pregnancy, and the like.

Cervical Incompetence

When the cerclage is incompetent in a woman then it may open up too early leading to a premature birth of the baby. According to the doctors, pregnant women who required a cerclage in one pregnancy will definitely require it again if they get pregnant in the future.

Remember, if you feel that you are suffering from any of the above pregnancy complications then make sure you contact a gynaecologist immediately. A symptom that may seem minute may be an indication of a graver issue. If you want to know more about this subject, visit Pregnancy.

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