Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy complications range in nature and severity. Fortunately, with proper treatment and advice, most can be managed. Here you'll find a comprehensive list of pregnancy complications, including what causes the problem, how it's treated, and what the consequences are for you and your baby.

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'Selling Sunset' Star Maya Vander Opens Up About Having a Stillbirth: 'Worst Moment of My Life'
Maya Vander revealed she had a stillbirth at 38 weeks. The real estate agent spoke exclusively to Parents.com about her heartbreak and helping others going through the same pain.
I Turned to Hypnotherapy To Cope With My Grief From My Miscarriages—and It Worked for Me
One mom talks about her journey with hypnotherapy to deal with having miscarriages. Here's what hypnotherapy is, how it can help, and why it taught this mom self-love.
Heartwarming Texts Pay Tribute to the Power of Friendship Following Pregnancy Loss
After suffering a pregnancy loss, a mom from California shared a string of texts from her best friend who showed up for her in the most wonderful way.
Landmark Legislation in NY Would Require Cervical Insufficiency Screening to Prevent Pregnancy Loss
Preterm births stemming from cervical insufficiency can often be prevented with screening that insurance companies are not required to cover. Now, a clinical psychologist and New York lawmaker have joined forces to spread the word and create change.
I'm a Grief Therapist—This is How I Help Patients Grieve Their Miscarriage
Getting through a miscarriage can be very difficult. A grief therapist in private practice offers five ways she helps people through the process.
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More Pregnancy Complications

What to Say When Someone Has a Miscarriage
Many people aren't sure how to react when a friend, family member, or coworker suffers from a miscarriage. Here are some tips from a psychologist and therapist.
I Almost Died From Preeclampsia During My First Pregnancy, But Here's How I Felt Confident for My Second
As 39 weeks pregnant I was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome, a rare form of preeclampsia. I am lucky that my baby and I survived. But here are the steps I took to feel confident about getting pregnant again.
Parents Who Suffer Pregnancy Loss Should Get Bereavement Leave

Pregnancy loss is common, but policies allowing for grieving time and recovery are not. Here's why that needs to change.