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Low amniotic fluid

Amniotic fluid has cells that have been shed by your developing fetus. The cells are checked for the number and size of chromosomes (karyotype) to...

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.

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 an infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Although many people may have toxoplasma infection, very few have symptoms because the immune system usually keeps the parasite from causing illness. Babies who become infected before birth can be born with serious mental or physical problems.