Advanced Maternal Age
The term, advanced maternal age refers to pregnant women who are 35 or older.
Cancer & Pregnancy
Cancer during pregnancy is rare, but because women are waiting longer to get pregnant, the number of women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant is increasing.
Diabetes & Pregnancy
Diabetes refers to a group of diseases that affect your body’s use of blood sugar (glucose).
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg attaches itself outside of the uterus.
High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy
Some women have high blood pressure during pregnancy. This can put the mother and her baby at risk for certain problems.
Lupus & Pregnancy
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (organs, joints, and/or skin).
Obesity & Pregnancy
Obesity is classified as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or greater.
Uterine Fibroids & Pregnancy
Uterine fibroids are tumors that develop in the uterus, affecting up to 50% of women in their childbearing years.