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Pregnancy

Early signs of pregnancy: Your first sign of pregnancy may be a missed menstrual period. Other early signs of pregnancy, caused by hormonal...

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 a serious illness that can occur in the first few months after childbirth. It also can happen after miscarriage and...

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

Placenta abruptio is a problem with the placenta during pregnancy. The placenta is a round, flat organ that forms during pregnancy to give the baby...

Morning sickness

Morning sickness can range from mild, occasional nausea to severe, continuous, disabling nausea with bouts of vomiting. Symptoms may be worse in...

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

If your blood sugar level first becomes too high when you are pregnant, you have gestational diabetes. It usually goes away after the baby is...

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...