Problems with pregnancy

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Ectopic pregnancy
Egg implants in fallopian tube an operation is needed to remove the embryo and often the fallopian tube. This reduces the chance of pregnancy as they only rely on one ovary and the fallopian tube.
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Miscarriage
This is the deaf of a baby before 24 weeks. Causes can include weak cervix, unusually shaped womb, low lying placenta, older age at higher risk, fibroids, infection or illness, unborn baby has an abnormality and placenta not producing enough hormones
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Rhesus factor problems
A blood test is needed to find out if rhesus positive or negative. If both parents have the same rhesus factor there's no problem. There's problems if the mother is rhesus negative and the father and baby are positive because a small amount of baby'
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Rhesus factor problems *continued*
s blood crosses the placenta to the mother- if the blood's different the mother will send antibodies to destroy it but will not produce enough to kill the first baby. Anti D vaccination is needed to protect future babies.
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Pre eclampsia
Its caused by the blood to the placenta slowing down, causing a risk to the baby. Symptoms include swelling feet, legs sometimes face and hands, raised blood pressure, higher than expected weight gain, protein in urine and headaches.
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This is the deaf of a baby before 24 weeks. Causes can include weak cervix, unusually shaped womb, low lying placenta, older age at higher risk, fibroids, infection or illness, unborn baby has an abnormality and placenta not producing enough hormones

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Miscarriage

Card 3

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A blood test is needed to find out if rhesus positive or negative. If both parents have the same rhesus factor there's no problem. There's problems if the mother is rhesus negative and the father and baby are positive because a small amount of baby'

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Card 4

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s blood crosses the placenta to the mother- if the blood's different the mother will send antibodies to destroy it but will not produce enough to kill the first baby. Anti D vaccination is needed to protect future babies.

Back

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Card 5

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Its caused by the blood to the placenta slowing down, causing a risk to the baby. Symptoms include swelling feet, legs sometimes face and hands, raised blood pressure, higher than expected weight gain, protein in urine and headaches.

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