Pregnancy complications

Sometimes things go wrong during pregnancy and you need extra care

  • Health professional measuring pregnant woman's blood pressure.

    Research by complication

    There are specific diseases that can cause complications during and after pregnancy. Read on to find out more, and access our research by specific complications.

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    Pregnancy loss

    Sadly, some pregnancies end during the pregnancy or birth.

  • Woman with diabetes in pregnancy talking to health professional.

    Type 1 or 2 diabetes in pregnancy

    If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you will be used to managing it, but during pregnancy changes to your body and hormones mean that your previous treatment and self-care might have to change.

  • Pregnant woman with sharp pain in her stomach.

    Is it serious? Pregnancy symptom checker

    In many cases the symptoms in this section will not lead to a serious complication and will be treated easily. Occasionally though they are signs of a more serious complaint.

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