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possible complications during pregnancy

diabetis


rhesus factor


anaemia


ectopic pregnancy


high blood pressure

anaemia

caused by: lack of iron


symptoms: very tired and lethargic


solution: iron and folic acids, eating more foods containing iron

diabetis

caused by: body cant control level of insulin, which controls blood sugar levels


symptoms: nausea, even pass out


solution: careful with diet

ectopic pregnancy

caused by: fertillissed egg implants itself into one of the fallopian tubes, instead of uterus and begins to grow


symptoms: pain, vaginal bleeding


solution: extreme- removal of fallopian tube, in most cases will miscarry

high blood pressure

caused by: some women have it previosuly and others develop it during pregnancy


symptoms: protein in urine, excessive weight gain, severe headaches


treatment: complete bedrest (sometimes in hospital)


often induced

rhesus factor

caused by: both partners have different rhesus factor rhesus, one is positive and the other is negative


treatment: blood test done early in pregnancy


anti-d injection to destroy any of the baby's blood cells in her blood