A condition that occurs when a pregnant person's placenta attaches to the lowest part of the uterus, covering part or all of the cervix. In most cases, people with placenta previa cannot safely deliver a baby vaginally.
A potentially life-threatening form of hypertension that can occur during the second half of pregnancy. Women with preeclampsia have high blood pressure as well as protein in her urine.
Fetal ultrasound is the most widely used medical imaging method during pregnancy. It is used to view the developing fetus and also to guide procedures.
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is a rare, in utero condition that occurs only in monochorionic twins (identical twins who share the same placenta).
High blood pressure during pregnancy can negatively affect both a mother's and the baby's health during and after pregnancy.
With advancements in non-invasive imaging and surgical techniques, it is now possible to treat many problems in a fetus before birth.
Pregnant and expecting mothers have the opportunity to learn a lot about their unborn child's health with today's screening and diagnostic tests.
A rare and serious condition in which a pregnant or postpartum person suddenly has seizures. Eclampsia is a medical emergency and can lead to injury or death for the pregnant person and/or baby.
Abnormal uterine bleeding—or menstrual bleeding that is unpredictable in timing, amount or duration—is a common problem among women. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A high-risk pregnancy is one in which a woman and her fetus face a higher-than-normal chance of experiencing complications. Learn about symptoms and treatment.