In-depth

Causes

Molar pregnancy

Molar pregnancy — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of this tumor in the uterus.

Complications

High-risk pregnancy

If you have a high-risk pregnancy, you might have questions. Will you need special prenatal care? Will your baby be OK? Get the facts about high-risk pregnancies.

Definition

Home birth

Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Pregnancy and asthma

Wonder how to safely treat asthma during pregnancy? Here's what you need to know to promote a healthy pregnancy.

Pregnancy and obesity

Being obese during pregnancy can pose health risks for you and your baby. Get the facts about obesity and pregnancy.

Pregnancy spacing

How close is too close when it comes to timing pregnancies? Consider the impact pregnancy spacing can have on your health and your baby's health.

Pregnancy weight gain

When it comes to gaining weight during pregnancy, there's no one-size-fits-all approach. Here's help gaining the right amount of weight.

Symptoms

Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

High blood pressure and pregnancy

Tests and diagnosis

Biophysical profile

Biophysical profile — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.

Fetal ultrasound

During pregnancy, fetal ultrasound allows your health care provider to check on your baby's growth and development. Find out more about the exam.

Noninvasive prenatal testing

Find out how noninvasive prenatal testing might benefit you and your baby.

Nonstress test

Nonstress test — Overview covers definition and results of this prenatal test.

Treatments and drugs

C-section

C-section — Overview covers why it's done, risks, what you can expect and tips for recovery.

Pregnancy bed rest

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