Amniotic Fluid Embolism – a Worst-Case Scenario?

Amniotic fluid embolism is a complication during pregnancy or childbirth caused by the ingress of amniotic fluid into the mother’s blood flow. If the pressure in the uterine cavity exceeds the pressure in the mother’s

Pelvic Ultrasound Scan: What Can It Show?

A pelvic ultrasound is an ultrasonic examination of pelvic organs and structures on the subject of pathologies. This ultrasound is based on the echolocation concept – the reception of ultrasonic waves sent and later reflected by different

Amniotic Fluid: It is Time to Test the Waters

Amniotic fluid is vital for a baby. This fluid fills uterine cavity during pregnancy and surrounds the embryo for the whole period of prenatal development. The “reservoir” filled with amniotic fluid is called the afterbirth (fetal bladder),

Fetus Development Malformations: Risk Factors & Types

Inborn malformation (birth-defect) is any persistent anatomical deviation in development of organ or part of the body. It is caused by teratogenic factors or genetic mutations. Causes of intrauterine fetal anomalies. All the known causes

Uterine Prolapse: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Prolapsed uterus is a condition when the uterus slips down into or protrudes out of the vagina. The cervix does not change the position. Uterine prolapse may affect women at any age but it is

Ovary Pain: Nature, Types & Possible Causes

What causes ovary pain? Ovary pain is a common reason for visiting a specialist. It can be caused by pathological or physiological processes. Pains can be different as well as possible diseases. The pain can