Latest Placental abruption Stories
Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies (SGA).
Researchers have identified an enzyme linked to pregnancy-induced hypertension – also known as pre-eclampsia – a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid retention.
According to a recent study, the most common causes of stillbirth differ depending on a number of factors, including race, ethnicity, previous pregnancy outcomes, and range of health.
March of Dimes Urges Women to Quit Smoking to Save Babies WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To dispel any uncertainty about the serious harm caused by smoking to babies and pregnant women, the first-ever comprehensive systematic review of all studies over the past 50 years has established clearly that maternal smoking causes a range of serious birth defects including heart defects, missing/deformed limbs, clubfoot, gastrointestinal disorders, and facial disorders...
Pregnant women with antibodies that can indicate early thyroid disease are three times as likely to have placental separation during labor.
Being exposed to folic acid antagonists during pregnancy may lead to several serious conditions.A new report finds the antagonists are associated with a higher risk of preeclampsia, placental abruption, fetal growth restriction or fetal death.Folic acid antagonists include drugs used to treat several illnesses such as epilepsy, mood disorders, and hypertension. Since about half of pregnancies in industrialized countries are unplanned, there is a risk of being exposed to these medications...
I am utterly shocked and disgusted that a doctor who's spent her professional life dedicated to the betterment of women's health in her specialty-- obstetrics and gynaecology -- should be so vilified.
Pregnant women who abuse alcohol or drugs can achieve a healthy outcome if they receive treatment early in their pregnancy, U.S. researchers said.
OAKLAND, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse early in their pregnancy can achieve the same health outcomes as pregnant women with no substance abuse, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the Journal of Perinatology.
Objective: To investigate whether mid-trimester maternal plasma homocysteine concentration is elevated in women who develop pre- eclampsia and in those women identified at high risk by abnormal uterine artery Doppler examination.