Category: Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy Complications

Ectopic Pregnancy Signs That Can Save Your Life

Ectopic literally means “out of place.”  In the case of an ectopic pregnancy the egg has implanted outside of the uterus.  In the majority of the cases this happens in the fallopian tubes – hence the reference to a tubal pregnancy. However, the egg can also implant in the abdomen, …
Pregnancy Complications

Gestational Diabetes Symptoms

Why Do Women Get Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes is a pregnancy complication that can happen to approximately 3 and 5% of women during the last 2/3 of their pregnancy. When suffering from gestational diabetes the woman’s body is unable to use the insulin that is produced and becomes insulin resistant. …
Pregnancy Complications

What Is A Molar Pregnancy?

You may have heard of an ectopic pregnancy, but many people haven’t heard of a molar pregnancy – here’s everything you need to know about what a molar pregnancy is, what the symptoms are and what to do about it. First thing: molar pregnancies are rare. Only 1 out of …