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Oligohydraminos

small amount of amniotic fluid surrounding fetus

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Polyhydraminos

excessive amniotic fluid around the fetus

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Oxytocin Challenge Test

stress test that evaluates the baby's heart heat during contractions

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Rubella

virus/primary infection transmitted through placenta to fetus

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Hydatidiform Mole

gross malformation of trophoblast found in cavity of uterus n- can lead to cancer

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Gestational Hypertension

protein in urine but BP high too

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Chronic Hypertension

existing condition; proceeds pregnancy occurs before 24 weeks of gestation. Woman may be taking antihypertensive drugs or low salt diet or both

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Oliguria

scanty urine amounts

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• HELLP syndrome develops in about 10 to 20% of women with severe (preeclampsia

(H) Hemolysis elevated liver enzymes and low platelets
(E) Elevated
(L) Liver enzymes
(P) low platelets

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Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy - ICP

is a group of liver disorders specific to pregnancy which interfere with the flow of bile; most common liver disorder in pregnancy usually happens as early as the first trimester but usually in the third trimester.

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Threatened miscarriage –

Signs typically begins with bleeding, cramps, possibly with a lower backache within a few hours or days.

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An Inevitable miscarriage/ the pregnancy is most likely lost (inevitable

cervix can be felt (it’s shorter) more in line with the body of the uterus. If fetus has been dead for a while, uterus will be small for dates