Complications and Procedures
The fact sheets in our Complications and Procedures resource cover health conditions and medical procedures related to pregnancy, birthing, and infant care. From fertility to prenatal testing to breastfeeding, this resource covers all the essentials. All fact sheets are physician-reviewed and reflect the most current, evidence-based research. All references are listed so that you can see where the information is coming from and be confident that our sources are current and reliable. In addition, each fact sheet lists external resources and links in case you want to pursue a topic further.
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Complications of Pregnancy
- Placenta previa
- Postdates (prolonged pregnancy)
- Premature rupture of membranes (PROM)
- Pre-eclampsia (toxemia of pregnancy, pregnancy-induced hypertension)
- Rh incompatibility and isoimmunization
- Thyroid disorders in pregnancy
- Urinary tract infection (UTI)
- Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
- Varicose veins
Complications of Labor & Delivery
Genetic Abnormalities & Birth Defects
Complications in Infancy
Complications of Breastfeeding
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Screening & Diagnostic Procedures
Labor & Delivery
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