Toxoplasmosis & Pregnancy
Toxoplasmosis can be harmful to babies as they develop in the womb -- a pregnant woman can pass it to her baby. It can cause issues with the brain or eyes.
Gestational Diabetes: What Are the Signs and Symptoms?
Nearly 10% of pregnant women find out they have gestational diabetes midway through their pregnancies.
Labor and Delivery Complications -- the Basics
A pregnancy that has gone smoothly can still have problems when it's time to deliver the baby. Your doctor and hospital are prepared to handle them. We cover what to know about the most common concerns.
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia -- the Basics
Preeclampsia and eclampsia, when they develop, occur after 20 weeks of pregnancy. They also may develop shortly after delivery. In very rare situations, they occur before 20 weeks of pregnancy.
How Gestational Diabetes Affects You & Your Baby
Most women with gestational diabetes have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies. Getting good treatment makes all the difference. A step-by-step guide on what you can do and when to call your doctor or midwife.
Gestational diabetes affects between 2% and 10% of pregnancies each year. Learn more about risk factors, symptoms diagnosis, and treatment.
High-Risk Pregnancies: Symptoms, Doctors, Support, and More
A pregnancy is considered high-risk when there are potential complications that could affect the mother, the baby, or both. What to know about risk factors -- and how to prevent and treat pregnancy complications.
Formerly called toxemia, preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. Learn about possible causes, who is at risk, symptoms to watch for, and how it can affect you and your baby.
Are You Getting Enough Iron?
When you're pregnant, you need about twice the amount of iron as you did before you were expecting because your body uses iron to make extra blood for your baby. And yet, about 50% of pregnant women don't get enough of this important mineral.