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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People Are Calling for the Term 'Pregnancy Loss' to Be Used Instead of 'Miscarriage,' Here's Why

Following Chrissy Teigen's public announcement of her pregnancy loss, people on social media are calling for a change in how we talk about the topic.

After Suffering a Pregnancy Loss Like Chrissy Teigen, I Felt Like I Had to Start a Whole New Life

Three years ago, I had a miscarriage. After months of not feeling better, I moved to a new state hoping it would help. I learned there's no right or way wrong to cope with such a heavy loss.

Famous Moms and Dads Speak Out About Miscarriage and Their Quotes Are Inspiring

If you're grieving the loss of a pregnancy, it can help to know you're not alone. These celebrities have all bravely commented on their own pregnancy losses, and their quotes about miscarriage are worth sharing with all mothers.

What Causes Miscarriage to Happen?

There are countless reasons for miscarriage, and many of them are beyond your control. Get insight into what causes miscarriage and learn who’s at risk for pregnancy loss.

What is Stillbirth? Causes, Signs, and Statistics Parents Need to Know

Why do stillbirths happen, and what are the signs to watch for? We’ve broken down everything you need to know about this devastating pregnancy loss.

Here’s What Does—and Doesn't—Cause Miscarriage

Can stress cause a miscarriage? What about sex, exercise, or certain foods? We spoke with experts to break down common myths about the causes of pregnancy loss. 

More Pregnancy Complications

I'm High Risk for Coronavirus, So How Do I Proceed Once the Country Opens?

Even as social distancing rules loosen, life is far from returning to normal, especially for parents with preexisting conditions, pregnant women, and parents home with newborns who are at a higher risk for becoming severely ill from COVID-19.

What Happens When You Get a RhoGAM Shot

During your pregnancy, you'll need to know if you have the rhesus protein. If not, you might get a RhoGAM shot. Here's how it works.

Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms, Causes, and Risk Factors

Experts explain ectopic pregnancy, also known as tubal pregnancy, so you can recognize the signs of a dangerous "out of place" implantation.