Pregnancy is the most wonderful period not only for the mother and for the father to be, but for all the members of the family that have been part in waiting for the beautiful blessing, which is the baby. But being pregnant is not an easy situation in any women’s lives. Pregnancy may give you so much joy and happiness, but it does not start and end there. This is a very delicate part of becoming a mother and towards motherhood.
There is no clear assurance of having a safe pregnancy. Anything may happen. There are a lot of inevitable circumstances and situations that may lead you to some pregnancy complications. There are various and lots of pregnancy complications, and this article only focuses on the 3 major ones.
Let us tackle on the 3 major pregnancy complications and let us take a closer look of each one of these:
1. Gestational hypertension
Gestational hypertension is when during pregnancy the mother has the unusual higher than the normal blood pressure. A normal pregnancy does not affect the level of blood pressure. But when you notice that you are having high blood pressure during pregnancy, it is better to consult your doctor right away to give some helpful measures in controlling this condition. Even when you have prenatal visits, it is already seen beforehand if you are likely to experience this complication. This can be a serious complication that if not treated right may lead to death.
2. Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes is when during pregnancy; the mother has unusual very high than normal blood glucose or blood sugar.The danger is, the natural hormones of pregnancy, which are designed to break down your fat cells into glucose, may create more glucose in your system than your body can adequately metabolize. The result is gestational diabetes. If aside from this, you have diet that is rich in carbohydrates, then it may also be a triggering factor for experiencing gestational diabetes. This can complicate you and your baby.
3. Gestational Hemorrhage
Gestational hemorrhage is one of the leading causes of death of all pregnancies. This is a very serious complication when during pregnancy the mother experiences heavy and profuse bleeding. This can cause premature labor and delivery that may be fatal for both the mother and the baby.
These are the 3 major pregnancy complications. To all the pregnant mothers out there, and even to the husbands and family members, it is a must that you should know about pregnancy complications in order to deal with it promptly and correctly. It is a matter of life and death. This information may help you in saving your life and your baby’s life.