In-depth

Conjoined twins

Conjoined twins are identical twins most often joined at the chest, head or pelvis. In some cases, conjoined twins can be surgically separated.

C-section recovery

Wonder how a C-section will affect your body? Know what to expect as you recover from a C-section.

Fetal macrosomia

Fetal macrosomia — Overview covers risk factors and complications related to delivering a large baby.

Placenta

Curious about what role the placenta plays in pregnancy? Find out how the placenta helps your baby grow.

Placenta accreta

Placenta accreta — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms and treatment of this serious pregnancy condition.

Placenta previa

Placenta previa is a pregnancy complication that can cause excessive bleeding before or during delivery. Treatment may include bed rest or a C-section birth.

Placental abruption

Placental abruption is a dangerous pregnancy complication. Control your risk factors — and know when to seek emergency care.

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.

Spina bifida

Spina bifida is a birth defect in which the spinal cord doesn't close properly during the first month of pregnancy.

Jun. 12, 2012