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What causes complications in pregnancies?

What causes complications in pregnancies?

Many reasons: Complications in pregnancy can be from the pregnancy itself, such as placenta problems, amniotic fluid problems and problems with the baby's development. Other reasons might be medical complications related to diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus and many other medical conditions. Other reasons can be self imposed such as smoking drinking and using drugs. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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What are fertility issues or other complications after molar pregnancy?

What are fertility issues or other complications after molar pregnancy?

Scar tissue: First, the molar pregnancy must be completely removed from your body before attempting another pregnancy and confirmed by your doctor with beta-hcg blood tests. Second, if you had a D&C procedure to clean out the molar pregnancy, it is possible to have scar tissue in the uterus that may prevent pregnancy. A gyn or fertility specialist can help make sure your body is ready for another pregnancy.. ...Read more

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What causes repeated IVF failure?

What causes repeated IVF failure?

The most common: reason is aneuploidy ... Which is spontaneous abnormalities in chromosome development of the early embryo. ...Read more

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Can multiple miscarriages cause complications in future pregnancies?

Can multiple miscarriages cause complications in future pregnancies?

Yes: All women with multiple miscarriages are at increased risk for another one. Most women with this problem can have a normal pregnancy, but may need help. If you have had 2 or more miscarriages in a row, then you should see your gynecologist or reproductive endocrinologist for a full evaluation and possible treatment. Best of luck to you! serena chen, md. www.sbivf.com. ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause implantation failures during IVF procedures?

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Can fibroids cause implantation failures during IVF procedures?

Yes: Fibroids that protrude into the uterine cavity and distorts the shape (submucous fibroid) can interfere with implantation and cause early miscarriage. ...Read more

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I had abortion twice.Birth defects.Dont have any fertility pblm. Shall i opt IVF method to avoid birth defect as the embryos screened for birth defect?

I had abortion twice.Birth defects.Dont have any fertility pblm. Shall i opt IVF method to avoid birth defect as the embryos screened for birth defect?

One option: That is certainly an option. Should you? It depends what the birth defects were. I'd suggest getting genetic counseling first, this will help you decide what your best course might be. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Can genetic testing prevent birth defects in pregnancy?

Can genetic testing prevent birth defects in pregnancy?

Nope.: Genetic prenatal testing can detect many chromosomal or microscopic dna defects - but it cannot prevent birth defects! 2-4% of all newborns will have a minor or major birth defect and the vast majority of those have unknown genetic underpinnings at this time, although many of us are working to change that. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent 75-95% of major neural/cardiac fetal anomalies! ...Read more

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Will art or IVF (in vitro fertilization) cause any birth defects in the baby?

Will art or IVF (in vitro fertilization) cause any birth defects in the baby?

Not likely.: See recent impactful publcation in the new england journal of medicine [n engl j med. 2012 may 10;366(19):1803-13. Epub 2012 may 5]. The increased risk of birth defects associated with ivf was no longer significant after adjustment for parental factors. The risk of birth defects associated with icsi remained increased after multivariate adjustment. ...Read more

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What percent of women get through child birth no complications or death?

What percent of women get through child birth no complications or death?

Low: Mortality rate in the US is approximately 17 per 100,000 live births. Many factors contribute to mortality and complications. Here is some information: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/MaternalInfantHealth/PMSS.html ...Read more

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Since tubal libation had problems have all symptoms of ptls. How is post tubal ligation syndrome treated?

Since tubal libation had problems have all symptoms of ptls. How is post tubal ligation syndrome treated?

You need a diagnosis: It's easy to assume that your symptoms are caused by the surgery. If you have menstrual irregularities and or pelvic pain, a full evaluation is warranted with hormonal testing and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors after tubal reversal?

What are the risk factors after tubal reversal?

Several: First of all if successful it opens your tubes. But that does not mean the tubes will work. Your chance of having a baby really depends on age, hormones, sperm uterus etc. The risk of ectopic pregnancy is extremely high. The risk that the tubes closes up again is also very high, . ...Read more

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What are common complications associated with birthing triplets?

What are common complications associated with birthing triplets?

C/S delivery/premi's: Few sets of triplets get past 36 weeks and essentially all are delivered c section. Beyond that, all the problems related to premature birth, premi lung disease, low blood sugar, etc. All should pre-plan delivery and have a plan for neonatal care should some or all of the problems arise. ...Read more

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Do iuds cause spontaneous abortions?

Do iuds cause spontaneous abortions?

Possible: If you're pregnant with an iud in place it's recommended to remove it asap due to risks of miscarriage or septic abortion. Having an iud removed and then conceiving does not increase the miscarriage rate. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Does multiple ivf treatments cause a risk of ovarian cancer?

No: It increases your risk of bankruptcy, at least in the US. You state that you are only 28. Have you and your spouse had a full infertility workup. In the US, unless you had your Fallopian tubes tied or scarred, no reputable Ob-Gyn would consider you as a candidate for IVF. Maybe you some other issue that you have revealed yet?? ...Read more

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Gained 50+ lbs severe pmdd & vulvar dermatitis after tubal ligation. Is there a such thing as "post tubal ligation syndrome?" treatment options?

Gained 50+ lbs severe pmdd & vulvar dermatitis after tubal ligation. Is there a such thing as "post tubal ligation syndrome?" treatment options?

Yes and no: The nih opines that tubal sterilization is not associated with an increased risk of menstrual dysfunction, dysmenorrhea, or increased premenstrual distress in women who undergo the procedure after age 30 years. There may be some increased risk for younger women, although they do not appear to undergo significant hormonal changes. I believe that more info is neded on women of your age. ...Read more

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Can having 2 abortions altogether affect future fertility?

Can having 2 abortions altogether affect future fertility?

Possible: It is possible to develop scar tissue in the uterus as a result of the procedure. If this happens that can affect future fertility. But most of the time that does not happen and likely your fertility will not be impaired. ...Read more