Alternative Names Placental dysfunction Symptoms A woman with placenta insufficiency usually does not have any symptoms. Signs and tests A pregnant woman should receive proper prenatal care. The health care provider will measure the size of your growing womb (uterus) at each visit, starting about halfway through your pregnancy. Tests that may be done include: Pregnancy ultrasound to measure the growth of the baby (may be done more often than in a normal pregnancy) Monitoring of the babys heart rate (nonstress test) You may be asked to keep a daily record of how often the baby moves or kicks.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be a challenging addition to your life, but the rest of your life still goes on. This means going to work, falling in love, having a family. And that’s where RA muscles its way into the picture yet again, bringing with it important questions. Will RA affect your ability to have a family? Is it safe to be pregnant while having RA or taking RA medication? What are the risks of passing on RA to your baby? How will are affect your ability to care for your baby? This post will try to answer all those questions and more!
Rise in RA Incidence in Men Vs. Women | Create Infographics
(Source: The Arthritis Foundation)
RA occurs much more frequently in women than men. In fact, up to three times as many women as men have RA. The disease also tends to develop primarily during the childbearing years. In the past, women living with autoimmune diseases were often advised not to have children, but this is no longer the case. With some added supervisio...
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