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When your baby is overdue

When your baby is overdue

The average healthy pregnancy is around 40 weeks. Some babies come earlier and others run later. A pregnancy that lasts longer than 42 weeks is called ...

What is amniotic band syndrome?

Amniotic band syndrome is a well-know condition that can include a variety of different birth defects, usually affecting an arm or leg, fingers or toe ...

What is placenta previa?

During pregnancy, the placenta attaches to the wall of the uterus and supplies the baby with food and oxygen through the umbilical cord. Placenta prev ...
Single umbilical artery

Single umbilical artery

About 1 percent of singleton and about 5 percent of multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets or more) have an umbilical cord that contains only two blood ...