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Pregnancy and Illness
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Asthma
Asthma complicates pregnancy in only about 1 percent of cases, but about one woman in 100 develops asthma as a result of pregnancy.arrow
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Cancer
Women of childbearing age who are being treated for cancer are discouraged from becoming pregnant.arrow
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Epilepsy
Women of childbearing age with epilepsy will have some medical decisions to make with their obstetrician.arrow
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Gestational Diabetes
Gestational diabetes is diabetes that appears during pregnancy.arrow
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HIV & Pregnancy
Over 90% of all children infected with HIV contract the virus directly from their mother. arrow
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Heart Disease
If you have a history of heart disease, heart murmur or rheumatic fever, talk with your cardiologist before getting pregnant.arrow
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High Blood Pressure
Seven out of every 100 women are affected by high blood pressure (also called hypertension) during pregnancy. Most did not have a previous history of this condition.arrow
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Lupus
Most women with this disorder can have a successful pregnancy.arrow
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Molar Pregnancy
A molar pregnancy occurs when the tissue that was supposed to form the placenta grows abnormally and forms a tumor that can spread beyond the womb.arrow
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Multiple Sclerosis
If you have MS, you're probably wondering how a pregnancy might affect your health and that of your child.arrow
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Nausea
Mild nausea and vomiting (often called "morning sickness") are common during the first trimester of pregnancy.arrow
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