Pregnancy complications can be complications with the mother or baby, or both. These problems may begin during pregnancy, or be due to a pre-existing health problem of the mother. Healthcare before and during pregnancy is very important to decrease the risk of complications during pregnancy. Any one of the complications mentioned below can be mild and or severe. Either way, they cause worry and stress for the pregnant mother and her partner.

Take a look at the links below to read further about the various complications during pregnancy, be aware of the symptoms as prompt action early on, can make a difference to the outcome. Also follow this link to Wikipedia to read more about Pregnancy complications.

Among the most commonly-reported pregnancy complications are bleeding in early pregnancymiscarriagepre-eclampsia and ectopic pregnancy. For more information on each of these, please click on the relevant link below;

Chromosome Abnormalities

Chromosome Abnormalities

Chromosome abnormalities are defined as anything that is different from the normal compliment of chromosomes.  Whilst there are many alterations ...
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Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome

(also known as Trisomy 21, T21). This syndrome was initially described by Dr John Langdon Down, a London based Physician ...
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Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic Pregnancy Ectopic Pregnancy is a pregnancy in which the fetus develops outside the womb, typically in the fallopian tube ...
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Edwards Syndrome

Edwards Syndrome

(also known as Trisomy 18. T18). This chromosome abnormality is caused by the addition of an extra chromosome 18. This ...
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Miscarriage

Miscarriage

What Is A Miscarriage? Miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before 24 weeks; 80% of miscarriages occur before ...
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Patau Syndrome

Patau Syndrome

Patau Syndrome or Trisomy 13 is a chromosome condition resulting in most cases, from three copies of chromosome 13 in ...
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Preeclampsia

What Is Preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a condition unique to pregnancy. It typically affects around 6% of pregnancies, and usually appears ...
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