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Virginia Board of Health Approves Onerous Abortion Clinic Regulations in USA

September 16, 2011 — The Virginia Board of Health on Thursday approved regulations for abortion clinics that some abortion-rights advocates said could force many...

Definition of Pregnancy Categories (FDA)

Updated: August 2011 CATEGORY A : Controlled studies in women have failed to demonstrate a risk of the fetus. CATEGORY B : Animal studies have shown...

Fetal position

Fetal position (British English: also foetal) is a medical term used to describe the orientation of the fetal head or butt within the birth...

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy results from implantation of fertilized ovum outside the uterine cavity, mostly in a fallopian tube.  Pre-existing disease affecting the tube (salpingitis), appendicitis,...

Most common causes of itching in pregnancy

Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (PUPPP) is the most common dermatologic condition of pregnancy. It is more common in nulliparous women and occurs most...

Trauma during pregnancy

Presentation and Clinical Features Trauma is a frequent event in pregnancy. Initial interventions are aimed at stabilization of mother according to advanced trauma life support...