This video discusses some potential problems that can arise during pregnancy. Several topics are discussed in the clip and include:
Oligohydramnios – Not enough amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus
Polyhydramnios – too much amniotic fluid surrounding the fetus
Infection – choramnionitis
Preeclampsia - High blood pressure and swelling this can lead to a placental abruption
Gestational Diabetes – this can lead to large babies at risk for shoulder dystoca, (the child’s shoulder gets stuck in the birth canal) a dangerous situation that can damage the brachial plexus (Erb’s Palsy) or lead to a lack of oxygen and brain damage to the child.
Placental Previa- placenta covers the cervix