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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...

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.

Morning Sickness

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

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.

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...

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.