Related Conditions

Pregnancy-related hypertension

Two types of high blood pressure can cause problems during pregnancy. Chronic hypertension refers to blood pressure that is high before pregnancy...

Preeclampsia

Blood pressure is a measure of how hard your blood pushes against the walls of your arteries. If the force is too hard, you have high blood...

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression is term is used to describe the major depression that 10-15 % of women experience during the postpartum period. It usually begins during the first month after delivery, but it may occur anytime during the 1-2 years after delivery.

Postpartum thyroiditis

Postpartum thyroiditis is an uncommon condition that occurs in women after the delivery of a baby; usually within two to six months after...

Placental Abruption

Placental abruption is when the placenta pulls away from where it is attached to the uterus; it occurs late in pregnancy - after about 20 weeks.

Morning Sickness

Morning sickness symptoms include nausea and vomiting during the fourth to eighth week of pregnancy.

Threatened abortion

A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy during the first 20 weeks. It is usually your body's way of ending a pregnancy that has had a bad start....

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is a common infection found in birds, animals, and people. For most people, it doesn't cause serious health problems. But for a...

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens during pregnancy; a hormone made by your placenta keeps your body from using the insulin as it should.

Cholestasis of pregnancy

Cholestasis is a relatively rare syndrome that results when the flow of bile from the liver is impaired. Bile is a fluid secreted by the liver that...