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5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by HealthFixHub: 2:08pm On Oct 22, 2018
As an expecting mom or future expecting mom, you tend to do a lot of research hovering about child care. Well, an important topic to add to your research list that will be very helpful is: common pregnancy complications that could arise at any time during pregnancy. Doing this will keep you informed, smart and will help you secure a hassle-free pregnancy and a smooth delivery.



This post will expose 5 common pregnancy complications that can affect expectant moms, to you. It also features noticeable signs of the complications and links to details of preventive measures.


The 5 common pregnancy complications on our list include:


1. Premature labor and birth



A birth is termed premature or preterm when it takes place earlier than 37 weeks. You can tell you’re experiencing a premature labor if frequent contraction that causes the cervix to dilate or efface begins anytime before the 37th week of pregnancy.

Labor, in terms of childbirth is everything a pregnant woman goes through while getting ready to give birth. It is the woman’s body working.

Premature labor and birth can be very dangerous to the baby health-wise, especially if it takes place way too early. Based on WHO fact sheet, babies that survive preterm birth are likely to face certain disabilities. Learning difficulties, visual and hearing problems are just but to mention a few of the common pregnancy complications.

If you start noticing these contractions during the early phase of pregnancy, do well to inform your doctor or midwife. They will monitor your pregnancy using ultrasound or other physical examination methods.

Get to know more about premature birth.


2. Gestational diabetes



Gestational diabetes is not really a common pregnancy complication – affecting only about 4% of women. However, we consider it eligible for this list since any lady can be part of the 4% it affects.

Gestational diabetes is diabetes which surfaces for the first time during pregnancy. It can badly affect the growing baby during pregnancy that it leads to a miscarriage. In events where a baby survives, birth defects are often left as an evidence of survival.

If you’re overweight, have a family history of diabetes, have a high blood pressure or anything that can lead to diabetes, you’re more likely to have Gestational diabetes, and vice versa. Do well to attend all your prenatal appointments.

Testing blood sugar levels between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy or imaging are ways of discovering this complication. Luckily enough, gestational diabetes is treatable and often gets resolved within months.


3. Miscarriage



Miscarriage is considered one of the most common pregnancy complication as about 10 to 20 percent of recorded pregnancies end in it. It is a condition characterized by the loss of pregnancy before the first 20 weeks that can be both emotionally and physically painful. Miscarriages mostly result from the prevention of the embryo development believed to be caused by chromosomal abnormalities in the fertilized egg.

Although vaginal spotting or bleeding is a common sign to see during the early stages of pregnancy, it is usually the first sign of a miscarriage. Reporting to your doctor or midwife is the safe and smart thing to do once you discover this signs as most miscarriages occur early. More than 80 percent of miscarriages occur on or sooner than the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.



4. Preeclampsia



Preeclampsia is a condition characterized by the presence of protein in your urine, liver or kidney abnormalities and high blood pressure after about 20 weeks of pregnancy.

It is a serious condition that affects about 5 percent of pregnant women and mostly only becomes evident near their due dates. It is quite dangerous because most of its signs are silent while others resemble the regular symptoms that come with pregnancy.

Fortunately, preeclampsia can be treated so that both mother and child get to live happily ever after. However, it must be discovered and treated early as sever cases progress quickly – affecting many organs and posing serious life-threatening problems.

It is not a common pregnancy complication but because of its level of seriousness based on the effects it can cause, it made this list.

You may wonder how you can discover preeclampsia since it doesn’t show signs you can easily detect. The way to go is to be religious with your prenatal appointments as doctors can diagnose you.


5. Ectopic Pregnancy



Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy condition where the fertilized egg implants outside the uterus. It is considered a common pregnancy complication as it surfaces every 1 in 50 pregnancies.

Ectopic pregnancies are very dangerous and must be discovered timely and kept in check to prevent serious wahala. In a majority of ectopic pregnancies, the growth takes place in the Fallopian tube and could rupture it.

Ectopic pregnancy is sometimes called “tubal” pregnancy because in most cases, the embryo implants and grows in the Fallopian “tube.”

Sadly, there is yet no known medical procedure for moving an ectopic pregnancy from the Fallopian tube to the uterus. As a result, the only way to go about an ectopic pregnancy is to have it removed by a doctor.

The timely discovery of an ectopic pregnancy cannot be overemphasized as delay could lead to severe conditions. It may necessitate the removal of the Fallopian tube.

By now, you must be wondering how an ectopic pregnancy can be detected. Well, there are some early signs which could indicate that you have an ectopic pregnancy. Some of these signs include:

# Very serious pain that occurs at one side of the abdomen.
# Vaginal spotting or bleeding ranging from light to heavy.
# Sharp, recurrent waves of pain in the neck, shoulder, pelvis or abdomen during pregnancy.
# Rectal pressure.

Upon noticing these signs, report to your doctor so that he/she will examine you to ascertain your status. Just in case you’re wondering, no surgery is required during the examination. Occasionally, the diagnosis involves carrying out a combination of blood hormone pregnancy tests and ultrasound.

There’s a lot more about ectopic pregnancies that every lady and future hubby should know about.


Conclusion



The aforementioned are some of the common pregnancy complications that exist. If you happen to experience the discussed signs or any other, be sure to inform your caregivers. An early report will warrant proper medical attention, swift and appropriate care. Remember, a stitch in time saves nine!

The best thing you can do during pregnancy is; attend all your prenatal appointments and report strange experiences. This will secure a healthy delivery of a bouncing baby girl or dancing baby boy for you.

Got any ideas or anything to add on this matter? Feel free to share them via the comment section below.


source: https://www.healthfixhub.com/2018/09/08/5-common-pregnancy-complications/

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by HealthFixHub: 2:08pm On Oct 22, 2018
Meanwhile, see this comprehensive guide on How to know if you are really pregnant: ===> https://www.healthfixhub.com/2018/08/27/how-to-know-if-you-are-pregnant/
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by lascopes(m): 2:23pm On Oct 22, 2018
We reject am in Jesus name

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by felixmuyiwa: 2:25pm On Oct 22, 2018
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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by legalwealth(m): 2:25pm On Oct 22, 2018
God forbid any of these! !!

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by HMZi: 2:26pm On Oct 22, 2018
s/o to all mums, una try

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by MyVILLAGEpeople(m): 2:26pm On Oct 22, 2018
What is the Best sex style for pregnant women??
And Is it good for a pregnant woman to suck dicck??

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Nobody: 2:27pm On Oct 22, 2018
Which one be destroy homes? ?please change the topic or remove destroy homes from it..that a woman has miscarriage or gestational diabetes is no fault of hers....these are medical conditions that can befall anyone..

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by odyx: 2:29pm On Oct 22, 2018
Is not easy may God protect all expectant moms

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Opinionated: 2:31pm On Oct 22, 2018
May God elp us,

For the pregnant ones among us See tips for Handling Heartburn During Pregnancy

Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Jeezuzpick(m): 2:35pm On Oct 22, 2018
My wife was alone in the house (I had just traveled) when she measured her BP and it was off the charts. She was just about nine months pregnant.

I was on the road to Abuja when the SMS came in. She went to our famiy physician who told her to go to the hospital. She was placed on admission and had the C-section the next day, while I was in a meeting hundreds of kilometers away. Mother and child were not doing too well; he came out jaundiced, she was managing hypertension.

Fast forward almost ten years and another son later, I look back at the turmoil and know that had she not measured her BP at that moment, she could've collapsed and been history with the baby! I thank God that didn't happen.

Preeclampsia is something else o.

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by drTOO: 2:40pm On Oct 22, 2018
uzobaby:
Which one be destroy homes? ?please change the topic or remove destroy homes from it..that a woman has miscarriage or gestational diabetes is no fault of hers....these are medical conditions that can befall anyone..
Az inn, I no understand. Destroy home bawo??
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Jeezuzpick(m): 2:43pm On Oct 22, 2018
drTOO:

Az inn, I no understand. Destroy home bawo??

It can turn a couple with a baby on the way into a broken, newly-widowed man left to pick the pieces of a shattered life.

Nearly happened to me. Thank God it didn't.

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by wendixx(f): 2:44pm On Oct 22, 2018
drTOO:

Az inn, I no understand. Destroy home bawo??

No mind the OP na English dey worry am.

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Splasshhh(f): 2:51pm On Oct 22, 2018
undecided
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by dammy701(m): 2:54pm On Oct 22, 2018
lascopes:
We reject am in Jesus name
AMEN
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by gbaskiboy: 2:59pm On Oct 22, 2018
Omo to read the topic they fear me die, none of us go experience am, our wives go born freely without complications
because whatever we tell ogbor that is what ogbor hears, whatever we tell ogba, ogba go accept, as Ojuoro top the river as oshibta surface the stream, we go succeed in all our endeavors,

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Etizz: 3:06pm On Oct 22, 2018
Fibroid blocking the cervix
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by chyangel(f): 3:21pm On Oct 22, 2018
MyVILLAGEpeople:
What is the Best sex style for pregnant women??

And Is it good for a pregnant woman to suck dicck??


Sucking has nothing to do with condition

Best sex style is doggy and barca
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by judeodion(m): 3:27pm On Oct 22, 2018
This is why we keep telling them marriage is not for premature couples. How can you expect those conditions listed to break homes of mature couples who love each other? Do you know there are couples in Western world who don't want babies at all? You vowed "for better, for worse..."
HealthFixHub:
As an expecting mom or future expecting mom, you tend to do a lot of research hovering about child care. Well, an important topic to add to your research list that will be very helpful is: common pregnancy complications that could arise at any time during pregnancy. Doing this will keep you informed, smart and will help you secure a hassle-free pregnancy and a smooth delivery.



This post will expose 5 common pregnancy complications that can affect expectant moms, to you. It also features noticeable signs of the complications and links to details of preventive measures.


The 5 common pregnancy complications on our list include:


1. Premature labor and birth



A birth is termed premature or preterm when it takes place earlier than 37 weeks. You can tell you’re experiencing a premature labor if frequent contraction that causes the cervix to dilate or efface begins anytime before the 37th week of pregnancy.



Premature labor and birth can be very dangerous to the baby health-wise, especially if it takes place way too early. Based on WHO fact sheet, babies that survive preterm birth are likely to face certain disabilities. Learning difficulties, visual and hearing problems are just but to mention a few of the common pregnancy complications.

If you start noticing these contractions during the early phase of pregnancy, do well to inform your doctor or midwife. They will monitor your pregnancy using ultrasound or other physical examination methods.

Get to know more about premature birth.


2. Gestational diabetes



Gestational diabetes is not really a common pregnancy complication – affecting only about 4% of women. However, we consider it eligible for this list since any lady can be part of the 4% it affects.

Gestational diabetes is diabetes which surfaces for the first time during pregnancy. It can badly affect the growing baby during pregnancy that it leads to a miscarriage. In events where a baby survives, birth defects are often left as an evidence of survival.

If you’re overweight, have a family history of diabetes, have a high blood pressure or anything that can lead to diabetes, you’re more likely to have Gestational diabetes, and vice versa. Do well to attend all your prenatal appointments.

Testing blood sugar levels between 24 and 28 weeks of pregnancy or imaging are ways of discovering this complication. Luckily enough, gestational diabetes is treatable and often gets resolved within months.


3. Miscarriage



Miscarriage is considered one of the most common pregnancy complication as about 10 to 20 percent of recorded pregnancies end in it. It is a condition characterized by the loss of pregnancy before the first 20 weeks that can be both emotionally and physically painful. Miscarriages mostly result from the prevention of the embryo development believed to be caused by chromosomal abnormalities in the fertilized egg.

Although vaginal spotting or bleeding is a common sign to see during the early stages of pregnancy, it is usually the first sign of a miscarriage. Reporting to your doctor or midwife is the safe and smart thing to do once you discover this signs as most miscarriages occur early. More than 80 percent of miscarriages occur on or sooner than the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.



4. Preeclampsia



Preeclampsia is a condition characterized by the presence of protein in your urine, liver or kidney abnormalities and high blood pressure after about 20 weeks of pregnancy.

It is a serious condition that affects about 5 percent of pregnant women and mostly only becomes evident near their due dates. It is quite dangerous because most of its signs are silent while others resemble the regular symptoms that come with pregnancy.

Fortunately, preeclampsia can be treated so that both mother and child get to live happily ever after. However, it must be discovered and treated early as sever cases progress quickly – affecting many organs and posing serious life-threatening problems.



You may wonder how you can discover preeclampsia since it doesn’t show signs you can easily detect. The way to go is to be religious with your prenatal appointments as doctors can diagnose you.


5. Ectopic Pregnancy



Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy condition where the fertilized egg implants outside the uterus. It is considered a common pregnancy complication as it surfaces every 1 in 50 pregnancies.

Ectopic pregnancies are very dangerous and must be discovered timely and kept in check to prevent serious wahala. In a majority of ectopic pregnancies, the growth takes place in the Fallopian tube and could rupture it.



Sadly, there is yet no known medical procedure for moving an ectopic pregnancy from the Fallopian tube to the uterus. As a result, the only way to go about an ectopic pregnancy is to have it removed by a doctor.

The timely discovery of an ectopic pregnancy cannot be overemphasized as delay could lead to severe conditions. It may necessitate the removal of the Fallopian tube.

By now, you must be wondering how an ectopic pregnancy can be detected. Well, there are some early signs which could indicate that you have an ectopic pregnancy. Some of these signs include:

# Very serious pain that occurs at one side of the abdomen.
# Vaginal spotting or bleeding ranging from light to heavy.
# Sharp, recurrent waves of pain in the neck, shoulder, pelvis or abdomen during pregnancy.
# Rectal pressure.

Upon noticing these signs, report to your doctor so that he/she will examine you to ascertain your status. Just in case you’re wondering, no surgery is required during the examination. Occasionally, the diagnosis involves carrying out a combination of blood hormone pregnancy tests and ultrasound.

There’s a lot more about ectopic pregnancies that every lady and future hubby should know about.


Conclusion



The aforementioned are some of the common pregnancy complications that exist. If you happen to experience the discussed signs or any other, be sure to inform your caregivers. An early report will warrant proper medical attention, swift and appropriate care. Remember, a stitch in time saves nine!

The best thing you can do during pregnancy is; attend all your prenatal appointments and report strange experiences. This will secure a healthy delivery of a bouncing baby girl or dancing baby boy for you.

Got any ideas or anything to add on this matter? Feel free to share them via the comment section below.


source: https://www.healthfixhub.com/2018/09/08/5-common-pregnancy-complications/
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by AreaFada2: 3:30pm On Oct 22, 2018
Etizz:
Fibroid blocking the cervix

If spotted, C-section. Can be elective and planned for. It would depend on actual size if it would seriously disturb baby/mum.

Good one from OP.

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Etizz: 3:35pm On Oct 22, 2018
AreaFada2:


If spotted, C-section. Can be elective and planned for. It would depend on actual size if it would seriously disturb baby/mum.

Good one from OP.

Please if I may ask..... During the C-section operation, will the fibroid be removed during that process or only the baby will be remove?

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Nobody: 3:43pm On Oct 22, 2018
Etizz:


Please if I may ask..... During the C-section operation, will the fibroid be removed during that process or only the baby will be remove?
the Dr in charge should be the best to answer this as lots of factors are considered
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by AreaFada2: 3:46pm On Oct 22, 2018
Etizz:


Please if I may ask..... During the C-section operation, will the fibroid be removed during that process or only the baby will be remove?

It would be removed too unless there are any surgical/medical reasons not to do so. Of course the surgeons doing it will know better & decide.
Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Tedpgrass: 3:48pm On Oct 22, 2018
Good article
Definitely creates awareness.





The incidence rates are much higher than that quoted for GD, PET/Eclampsia and miscarriages..

Our poor record keeping has not helped identify true incidence/prevalence as most maternal deaths are unexplained... "village people"

So folks these conditions are more common than expected, more so in our population.

Prevention is key, having a good and regular antenatal care is imperative, a necessity not a luxury





Kudos once again to Op!!


.

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by folake4u(f): 3:54pm On Oct 22, 2018
Hydrocephalus is a pregnancy complication that shatters hearts embarassed

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by Etizz: 4:00pm On Oct 22, 2018
AreaFada2:


It would be removed too unless there are any surgical/medical reasons not to do so. Of course the surgeons doing it will know better & decide.

sassysure:
the Dr in charge should be the best to answer this as lots of factors are considered


Wow......got someone with that same issue, she is through with the C-section but the surgeon insist they leave the fibroid that it will shrink later....

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by movid(m): 4:23pm On Oct 22, 2018
lascopes:
We reject am in Jesus name
AMENNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN

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Re: 5 Dangerous Pregnancy Complications That Can Destroy Your Home by dosh16(m): 4:27pm On Oct 22, 2018
AreaFada2:


If spotted, C-section. Can be elective and planned for. It would depend on actual size if it would seriously disturb baby/mum.

Good one from OP.

Thanks plenty!

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