What Is Placenta Previa?

A placenta previa is a placenta that is implanted at or close to the internal os (mouth) of the cervix.
 Placenta previa happens in about 1 in 200 pregnancies. ... read more »

Risk Factors For Placenta Previa

A placenta previa is a placenta that covers the cervix. There are several risk factors that increase the chance of a placenta previa. ... read more »

Complications, Vaginal Bleeding and Twin Pregnancy

Researchers and authors from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology with Washington University report women who experience vaginal bleeding early in a twin pregnancy may be at increased risk of pregnancy complications. ... read more »

Placenta Creta and Fertility Preservation

Placenta previa, a medical condition characterized by a low attachment of the placenta over the cervical opening, can increase the risk of hysterectomy and excessive blood loss during C-section delivery. ... read more »

Does a Previous C-Section Scar Affect Implantation?

Researchers from the Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital in London recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction on the effect of C-section scarring on future implantation. ... read more »

Gauging Placental Health via Ultrasound

The placenta is the organ that supplies all the oxygen and nutrients the growing fetus needs. ... read more »

Tori Spelling Unveils Placenta Previa Diagnosis

Tori Spelling reveals Placenta previa diagnosis, a potentially life-threatening condition during and after pregnancy. ... read more »

What Are The Odds Having A Placental Anomaly?

What are my odds that I will have a placenta previa an accreta or another placental anomaly? ... read more »

How Do Orgasms Affect Pregnancy?

Studies have shown that having an orgasm during pregnancy has no adverse effect on the pregnancy, it does not hurt the baby, nor does it complicate the pregnancy. It also does not improve your fertility and your chances getting pregnant. ... read more »

Masturbation During Pregnancy

Can I masturbate while I am pregnant? ... read more »

Is it Safe to Use a Vibrator During Pregnancy?

There are no scientific studies which address whether using a vibrator during pregnancy is safe or not. For for most normal, healthy pregnant women, orgasm is a good release. ... read more »

Placenta Creta: Accreta, Increta, Percreta

A placenta creta, accreta, increta, or percreta is a placenta that grows during pregnancy into or through the uterus. Having this condition is life-threatening and requires expert medical care. ... read more »

When Your Placenta is in the Wrong Spot

When your placenta moves up, it also makes way for your baby to leave the birth canal when it’s time for labor. However, some women’s placentas never make their way up, and this condition is called placenta previa. ... read more »

Cesarean Section Maternal Risks

Complications of a cesarean section include bleeding, infections, injury to organs, and future placenta accreta and placenta previa. ... read more »