Pregnancy Complications

What Does Protein In My Urine Mean During Pregnancy?

During pregnancy, your health care provider will typically want to do a urine screening at least periodically. Urine tests during pregnancy look for a variety of things, such as sugar levels to check for gestational diabetes, bacteria to indicate that you may have a urinary tract infection, or the presence of protein. The presence of protein in your urine during pregnancy can mean a couple of different things.

Placenta Separation In The First, Second & Third Trimester

There are a variety of complications that can occur during pregnancy. Some of the most serious complications that can arise involve issues with the placenta. This can take the form of placenta previa, in which the placenta can block the cervix, creating bleeding and possibly creating troubles with delivery. Even more serious than this, however, is the risk of placental abruption. Around 1% of women will experience a placental abruption.

What Is A Tubular Pregnancy & What Are The Signs

A tubular pregnancy, also known as an ectopic pregnancy, can be a traumatic experience. Often, when a woman has an tubular pregnancy, she doesn’t know that anything is wrong, and begins to plan on having a baby. Then, almost without warning, an ultrasound or abdominal pain will shatter her hopes. Some studies suggest that a large percentage of miscarriages are actually due to a tubular pregnancy.

What Are The Symptoms Of An Ectopic Pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy, also known as a tubular pregnancy, can be a traumatic experience. Often, when a woman has a tubular pregnancy, she doesn’t know that anything is wrong, and begins to plan on having a baby. Then, almost without warning or any other symptoms, an ultrasound or abdominal pain will shatter her hopes. Some studies suggest that a large percentage of miscarriages are actually due to an ectopic pregnancy.

What Is An Etopic Pregnancy?

An etopic pregnancy is something that every woman dreads, and never ends well. In short, an etopic pregnancy is one of the most painful and devastating things a woman will ever go through. A lot of women who have an etopic or tubal pregnancy don’t know that anything is abnormal so they begin to plan for a child. There is excitement and joy that surrounds any newly expectant mother, and then an early ultrasound or abdominal pain shatters what the pregnant woman has been imagining in her mind.

Understanding Vasa Previa

It’s truly miraculous how many babies are born every year with no complications. Fortunately, with modern technology many problems can be avoided before or during delivery, but with some conditions there are no signs or symptoms that something is wrong. Vasa Previa one such condition that can prove devastating but often goes undetected until it is too late, resulting in a catastrophe of a delivery.

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