Abdominal pain is a nonspecific complaint indicating many different issues, some more serious than others.

Primary Care Follow-Ups for Early Pregnancy Pain or Bleeding

Pain and bleeding in early pregnancy can cause mental stress, but are pregnant women receiving proper follow-up care after diagnostic intervention for these symptoms during pregnancy? ... read more »

Pregnancy Abdominal Achiness and Pain

Abdominal achiness or pain is among the most common pregnancy symptoms. It is not uncommon to feel sharp pains on the sides of the abdomen with the growth of the fetus. ... read more »

4 Postpartum Pains and How to Relieve the Pain

Just because labor is over and you’re holding the cutest baby on earth doesn’t mean the pain of pregnancy is over. Pregnancy and labor pains are taken over by postpartum pains almost immediately after giving birth. ... read more »

Can Serum Progesterone Levels Predict Pregnancy Viability?

A study published in Springerplus from researchers at Ahmadi Hospital and Ain Shams University reveals a simple blood test that may help predict the viability of pregnancy with early vaginal bleeding. ... read more »

How an Umbilical Hernia Could Affect Your Pregnancy

Increased abdominal pressure can cause an umbilical hernia at any point in your life. A bad cough and heavy lifting are both common causes, so it’s no wonder pregnancy can also cause a hernia. ... read more »

Amniocentesis: Signs of Problems

What are some of the signs? ... read more »

What Are the Most Common Types of Pains During Pregnancy?

The pain associated with pregnancy changes can often be scary and confusing. What are the most common types of pains during pregnancy? ... read more »

Abdominal Discomfort in Pregnancy

During pregnancy, the ligaments located on the left and right side of the abdomen may feel achy from time to time. ... read more »

Endometriosis, Pain and Fertility – You Are Not Alone

Endometriosis was one of the most painful things I’ve ever lived through. Every month the cramping felt like knives were scraping the inside of my uterus and due to irregular bleeding I was afraid to have intercourse or do anything that could bring my period early. ... read more »

Crohn’s Disease in Pregnancy

Crohn's Disease is an inflammatory autoimmune disorder.Typically, the body can tell the difference between native and foreignsubstances, but patients with Crohn's Disease lack this ability. ... read more »

What You Need to Know about Placental Abruption

Many serious complications in pregnancy are extremely rare, but it’s important that you learn the signs and symptoms of them so that you know when to immediately contact your doctor. ... read more »

Constipation in Pregnancy - What To Do About It

Constipation is a very common issue in pregnancy and there are several things you can do about it. ... read more »

7 Tips for Staying Comfortable at Work During Pregnancy

There are times during pregnancy when you are just plain uncomfortable. Working until the latter stages of pregnancy could increase this feeling exponentially, but there are a few things you can change about your workspace to increase your comfort level. ... read more »

Strep Throat

Strep throat is one of the most common childhood illnesses. Small white patches appear on one or both sides of the throat and a fever abruptly starts. ... read more »