Hydrops Fetalis Research Paper

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Life itself is remarkable through were the process of a male and female create human life. The process of gestation is the most amazing thing ever, but can also be fetal for fetus. During my research, Hydrops Fetalis caught my eye. This is a serious condition which occurs in a fetus and a newborn. There are two different types of Hydrops Fetalis, which I will be telling you more about in the next paragraph. Hydrops Fetalis is a rare condition that happens to 1 out of 1,000 pregnancies. It is a serious condition that is abnormal amounts of fluid buildup in one or more body areas. The diagnosis for this condition can be through an ultrasound during the second trimester. During the ultrasound specialist or doctors can see where there …show more content…
Which means a mother who has Rh negative blood type makes antibodies to her baby’s Rh positive blood cells, where the antibodies cross the placenta. And it attacks the fetus like if it was a bacterium. This causes the fetus to get destroyed, which can lead to a miscarriage. It can also cause problems including total body swelling and interfere with how body organs work after birth. If diagnose early, the physician may suggest to start taking RhoGAM. RhoGAM is given to pregnant women whose blood type is Rh-negative to keep the baby’s blood type from interacting with the …show more content…
During pregnancy of Immune and Nonimmune it is consider delivering the baby early, but if the condition worsens a cesarean delivery will be schedule. For Immune they can give a medication call RhoGAM and it is to treat pregnant women who are at risk for Rh incompatibility. They can also give the fetus blood transfusion while being in the womb; this is called intrauterine fetal blood transfusion. If a newborn baby has this condition they can do direct blood transfusion. If extra fluid is present they can remove it from lungs and belly area if necessary. If a heart problem is diagnose they physician can give the baby medication for heart failure. With this condition the kidneys can get damage to or not work as properly, the physician can also give medication to help the kidney remove the extra

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