Definitive ultrasonographic evidence of an ectopic pregnancy
is identification of a fetal heartbeat outside the uterus or a gestational sac and yolk sac outside of the uterus.
If an ultrasound doesn't show the location of the pregnancy
, obtain serial quantitative beta-HCG levels to determine whether the pregnancy
is normal or abnormal, she advised.
Having a preexisting history of mental health problems may complicate the pregnancy
and postpartum time (Cripe, Frederick, Qiu, & Williams, 2011).
These changes are commonly observed in the third trimester of pregnancy
, such as intrahepatic cholestasis,4 pemphigoidgestationis,5 polymorphic eruption of pregnancy
, pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy
and prurigo of pregnancy
Roughly 6% of breast cancers are diagnosed in women before the age of 40, and of those only about 10% are diagnosed during pregnancy
or within a year after.
For example, overall pregnancy
rates in northern and southern Africa were 147 and 140, respectively, compared with rates of 243-263 in eastern, central and western Africa.
An ectopic pregnancy
may or may not have the usual symptoms of pregnancy
Regardless of pre-pregnancy
weight, a weight gain of more than 35 pounds during pregnancy
was associated with a higher risk for adverse events.
Of the 96% who did not have pre-eclampsia, only 1% had pre-eclampsia in their second pregnancy
Additionally, in 1993, DOH and DSHS enrolled Washington State in the Pregnancy
Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS), a population-based survey sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is designed to supplement vital records with information on selected prenatal and perinatal maternal behaviors.
There was no history of any pelvic/tubal pathology or ectopic pregnancy