Multiple pregnancy is when a woman is carrying two or more babies. Women expecting more than one baby are  at high risk of certain pregnancy complications including premature birth. This risk

HELLP Syndrome  is a group of symptoms that occur in pregnant women. H–hemolysis EL–elevated liver enzymes LP–low platelet counts It is believed to affect about 0.2 to 0.6 percent of

Preeclampsia is a condition in which a pregnant woman develops high blood pressure as well as protein in urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy. It is also known as toxemia

What is a miscarriage ?     Miscarriage is the loss of pregnancy before 20 weeks of gestation. It is also called spontaneous abortion and it occurs in about 20%

What is ectopic pregnancy? Ectopic pregnancy (EP) is also known as tubal pregnancy . It  is a condition in which a fertilized egg settles and grows in any location other

What is umbilical cord prolapse ?   It is a pregnancy complication that occurs before or during delivery. This occurs when the umbilical cord passes through the cervix into the