occurs in 2% of pregnancies and is the leading cause of U.
Researchers from the UK, Ireland and New Zealand carried out a study to identify factors at 15-20 weeks' gestation associated with a subsequent uncomplicated pregnancy
Horne: In our institution, ectopic pregnancy
is diagnosed with a combination of TVS and serial serum [beta]-hCG monitoring.
Azim and colleagues found: In a multivariate analysis, pregnancy
intcreased the overall mortality rate by 46%.
rates were higher in the developing world than in developed countries, for both intended pregnancies (85 vs.
An ectopic pregnancy
results from a fertilized egg's inability to work its way quickly enough down the fallopian tube into the uterus.
Researchers from Linkoping University determined that optimal weight gain during pregnancy
was less than 13 pounds for pre-pregnancy
BMI of greater than 30, less than 20 pounds for a BMI of 25 to 29.
Of these 4, 15% had pre-eclampsia again in their second pregnancy
is a very rare and serious type of extrauterine gestation that accounts for approximately 1.
In seeking to achieve its goal, the program highlighted the important roles of birthspacing and pregnancy
Although knowledge of the immunology of pregnancy
has evolved tremendously over the past decade, many unanswered questions remain, such as how immune function is altered during pregnancy
and how this alteration may affect susceptibility to and severity of infectious diseases.
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There's more reliance on electronic fetal monitoring, greater acceptance of epidurals and more genetic testing before the twentieth week of pregnancy
Nepomnaschy and scientists at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor used these samples to assess each woman's pregnancy
status and cortisol concentration.