Tag: placenta previa

Severe bleeding during pregnancy can be placenta previa

Severe bleeding during pregnancy can be placenta previa

 During my mom’s pregnancy with me, she was diagnosed with placenta previa, a condition in which the placenta lies very low in the uterus and covers a ...
Bleeding during pregnancy – what does it mean?

Bleeding during pregnancy – what does it mean?

If you are pregnant and experience spotting or bleeding, it can be very scary. When you see blood, your first thought may be “is my baby ok?” Bleeding ...
Smoking causes birth defects

Smoking causes birth defects

To dispel any uncertainty about the serious harm caused to babies and pregnant women by smoking, the first-ever comprehensive systematic review of all ...
How safe is sex during pregnancy?

How safe is sex during pregnancy?

There are lots of myths about sex and pregnancy, such as: - Sex can be harmful or painful during pregnancy. - Intercourse could hurt the baby. - Th ...

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 ...
When exercise isn’t a good idea

When exercise isn’t a good idea

Many women want to get into really good shape before having a baby. This is an excellent idea, because you don’t want to diet or start a new and aggre ...