Gestational diabetes is a temporary form (in most cases) of diabetes in which the body does not produce adequate amounts of insulin to deal with sugar during pregnancy.
Incompetent cervix is not routinely checked for during pregnancy and therefore is not usually diagnosed until after a second or third trimester miscarriage has occurred.
A molar pregnancy is the result of a genetic error during the fertilization process that leads to growth of abnormal tissue within the uterus.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has recommended routine screening for vaginal strep B for all pregnant women be performed between the 35th and 37th week
Pregnancy can be such an exciting time, but with the great number of miscarriages that occur, it is beneficial to be informed on miscarriage, in the unfortunate event that you find yourself or someone you know faced with one. The following is a quick overview of some of the inside facts on miscarriage.
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg attaches itself in a place other than inside the uterus. Almost all ectopic pregnancies occur in a fallopian tube.
Bed rest will differ from woman to woman and may range from simple periodic resting at home to full bed rest and monitoring in a hospital.
Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy occurs frequently and may not be a sign of problems. However, you should contact your doctor or seek medical attention if bleeding continues.
Chances are you didn't even know you were pregnant or maybe you just found out you were expecting when you received the shattering news that there was no visible developing embryo on the ultrasound
Chicken pox is a highly contagious viral infection that can be very serious. Fortunately there are ways to protect you and your baby if you are threatened by chicken pox.