1317 results for "Pregnancy"

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Generally speaking, fetal alcohol syndrome occurs when a woman chronically consumes and abuses alcohol during pregnancy. Drinking alcohol during the first...
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Postpartum Thyroiditis

Symptoms are generally mild at first and often assumed to be linked to the aftereffects of the pregnancy. During pregnancy, the woman's body must...
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D Immune Globulin

For Rh-incompatible pregnancy, the usual dose is 300 mcg by injection at a gestation of between 26 and 28 weeks. If given for abortion...
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Premature Birth

A normal pregnancy is nine months or 40 weeks long. Risk factors for premature birth include poor nutrition, lack of proper weight gain during...
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HELLP Syndrome

Other risk factors include previous pregnancies, diabetes, not eating nutritious meals and being older than 30 years of age. This includes...
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Congenital Heart Defects in Children

Congenital heart defects are typically caused by development during the first six weeks of pregnancy, although there is no consensus on what the exact causes...
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Truncus Arteriosus

Other factors that can cause truncus arteriosus include the mother contracting rubella or any other viral sickness during pregnancy. If left untreated during pregnancy,...
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Uterine Fibroids

Their size increases during pregnancy and decreases after menopause. Those who do have symptoms may experience: Pain Heavy menstrual...
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Preeclampsia

It's often detected during routine pregnancy screenings since there are often no clear symptoms or signs of preeclampsia. Preeclampsia...
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