Preeclampsia Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

Preeclampsia Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

What is Preeclampsia? The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) states that preeclampsia is a serious blood pressure disorder that can affect all of the organs in a woman’s body. A woman has preeclampsia when she has high blood pressure and other signs that her organ systems are not working normally. One of these […]

Spider and Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

Varicose Veins During Pregnancy

What type of veins develop during pregnancy? The most common types of veins women can develop during pregnancy are spider veins and varicose veins. What are the differences? Varicose Veins Varicose veins are enlarged, swollen veins that bulge near the surface of the skin. They usually look like squiggly lines and are most likely show […]

Extreme vomiting during pregnancy

What is Hypermesis Gravidarum? According to ACOG, Hyperemesis gravidarum is the most severe form of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. It occurs in up to 3% of pregnancies. This condition may be diagnosed when a woman has lost 5% of her pre-pregnancy weight and has other problems related to dehydration (loss of body fluids). Women with hyperemesis gravidarum need treatment […]