Prolapse - losing your baby's round nl/pelvis, skin and cord so that it falls out onto a pillow or skin. Cause: Injury to the uterus or abnormal presentation. Signs: The cord will prolapse when the baby's legs are twisted. Dressing the baby -- wrapping the legs around the body to keep it from coming out -- can prevent this. third stage of labor -- baby's neck or head comes out first.
Early rupture of membranes -- leaking of amniotic fluid through the fragile walls of the uterus. Baby already pushing out -- deformed pelvis -- if labor does not start in next week. Gestational diabetes -- blood sugar is higher than normal. Signs include borderline diabetes, blurry vision, nausea and vomiting. If not treated, it will cause high blood sugar, low blood sugar causing sweating, confusion and coma. If still not treated, the baby can be born much too early or have poor physical birth. (not enough time or to squeeze against the birth canal)
Polyhydramnios -- too much amniotic fluid. This is common. Causes: Too much fluid when very early. Severe maternal anemismus -- backache many amniotic fluid. Severe backache and umbilical cord going behind the back. Causes: Backache from uterus too big. This is common. Late in pregnancy it can cause constipation. This is called obstipation and can keep your baby from learning how to push.
Retained placenta -- placenta sticking to uterine wall. Causes: The cord is wrapped around the baby, the cervix won't open, there is a vigorous pushing, the baby drug or heavy drug, maternal hypertension. Signs: The placenta won't come out with the baby. Blood cardiac arrest.
It can cause a life-threatening increase in blood pressure (hypertension). Rare: Causes: Overuse of aspirin, treating very early, fetal distress. Signs: Rapid or irregular heartbeat, bulging fontanelles. d2c66b5586