Top 10 Unusual Risks During Pregnancy

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This article examines the unusual risks that women face during pregnancy. It sets out to enlighten women and couples about risks. Precautions should be taken at all times.

 

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Cellphone radiation may not be good for fetuses in a mother’s wound. Exposure to such radiation is now linked to the rising rates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other behavioural difficulties children face, according to a new Yale study.

Researchers from the Yale School of Medicine emphasized that the experiments were conducted on mice. Although further research is necessary on human, researchers did indeed trumpet in their study’s findings. It was indeed a significant breakthrough.

 

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Pregnant teens are at higher risk of getting high blood pressures during pregnancy. This type of high blood pressure is called pregnancy induced hypertension. There is also a risk of preeclampsia which combines blood pressure with excessive protein in urine, swelling of the mother’s hands and face and even organ damage.

 

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Obesity during pregnancy is linked to autism according to the Winnipeg Free Press. In the United States, almost 60% of women at a child bearing age of 20 to 39 are overweight and 1/3 of them are obese.

 

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Gestational diabetes is when glucose levels are elevated and diabetic symptoms appear during pregnancy in someone who was not diagnosed with diabetes. In most cases, all diabetic symptoms disappear following delivery. However, those with gestational diabetes are increasingly at risk of developing diabetes later in life, especially if they were overweight before pregnancy.

 

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Be sure to check that you do not have any STDs, especially Chlamydia. This infectious disease can be associated with premature labor and rupture of the membranes.

 

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