Umbilical cord wrapped around neck du...

Umbilical cord wrapped around neck during pregnancy
Umbilical cord around the neck In some cases the umbilical cord can wrap itself round the neck, as if choking the foetus. However this does not cause much of a problem as the foetus gets its oxygen from the mother and not from the mouth or nose. Moreover the cord can just be unwound at the time of birth.

Pressure on the umbilical cord during...

Pressure on the umbilical cord during labour during pregnancy
Pressure on the umbilical cord during labour Sometimes if the cord becomes excessively stretched or compressed at the time of labour it can affect the foetal heart rate. It might slow it down temporarily. If the measures undertaken to relieve the compression are unsuccessful then a Caesarean will have to be done.

Prolapsed cord signs and symptoms pre...

Prolapsed cord signs and symptoms pregnancy
Prolapsed cord On some rare occasions the umbilical cord precedes the baby into the birth canal. This generally takes place if it is a breech baby or if the baby has not descended fully into the pelvis. When this takes place the cord is compressed. As it is extremely dangerous for the baby, a Caesarean delivery will have to be done.

Umbilical cord problems during pregna...

Umbilical cord problems during pregnancy
Umbilical Cord Problems Knot in the cord In some cases the baby’s umbilical cord can become knotted. Knots occur most often when the umbilical cord is too long or when the baby moves around too much. It can also happen when there are identical-twin pregnancies. Identical twins share a single amniotic sac, and the babies’ cords can [...]

Pregnancy complications for the mothe...

Pregnancy complications for the mother
Complications for the Mother Heavy vaginal bleeding Causes There are various factors that could cause placental abruption. Some of them are – Injury or trauma to the abdomen ( accident, blow to the stomach) If you have had placental abruption in an earlier pregnancy If you had suffered bleeding earlier in the pregnancy If you suff [...]

Complications for baby during pregnan...

Complications for baby during pregnancy
Complications for the Baby Can be deprived of oxygen and nutrients Could result in stillbirth Could be born premature Could have birth defects

Causes placental abruption during pre...

Causes placental abruption during pregnancy
Placental Abruption This is an uncommon but serious pregnancy complication that occurs when the placenta, partially or completely, separates from the uterine wall. This condition needs immediate medical attention.

Treatment for placenta previa in earl...

Treatment for placenta previa in early pregnancy
Treatment Treatment depends on far you are in your pregnancy and how much you are bleeding. If you have been diagnosed before the 20th week of pregnancy and if you are not experiencing any bleeding then you may be asked to only Cut down on activities Stop exercising Take rest in bed Refrain from sexual intercourse Avoid travelling Avoid pelv [...]

Signs and symptoms of placenta previa...

Signs and symptoms of placenta previa in pregnancy
Signs and Symptoms of Placenta Previa Painless bleeding during the third semester Premature contractions Breech or transverse position of baby Uterus larger than expected for the gestational age Placenta previa is diagnosed through ultrasound, either during a routine prenatal appointment or after an episode of vaginal bleeding.

Risks of placenta previa in second pr...

Risks of placenta previa in second pregnancy
Causes of Placenta Previa Placenta previa affects about 1 in 200 pregnant women in the third trimester of pregnancy. The exact cause is not known but the possibilities increase when the woman has Scars in the uterine wall due to surgery A large placenta such as with multiple pregnancy An abnormally shaped uterus An earlier Caesarean birth [...]