Pregnancy is the condition of a woman having a fetus from conception through to childbirth. The general topic of conception and pregnancy is fertility. Failure to successfully achieve a planned pregnancy is called Infertility, of which there is both Female Infertility and Male Infertility. There are many, many issues in the correct management of a pregnancy. Some of the conditions where there is a risk of misdiagnosis include gestational hypertension, gestational diabetes, ectopic pregnancy, and many others.
We tend to think of pregnancy as lasting for 9 months. But ideally it should last for nearly 10 months. Research shows that babies are born healthier if they have at least 39 weeks to grow in the womb.
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The management of pregnancy is a major medical issue and there are various diagnostic concerns. See your doctor for the management of your health during pregnancy.
Undiagnosed Pregnancy. It is rare for a pregnancy to go totally undiagnosed, although it
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MeSH Definition: Pregnancy
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Related Disease and Condition Topics
Read about these diseases and medical conditions related to Pregnancy:
- Female Infertility
- Male Infertility
- Gestational Hypertension
- Gestational Diabetes
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Pregnancy Complications
- Fetal Disorders
- Premature Labor
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- Source: NIH News in Health (NIH): newsinhealth.nih.gov/ issue/ sep2013/ feature2
- Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
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