Pregnancy Complications

Many pregnant women experience some health complications that can affect the growth of the baby or the health of the mother. Some of the common complications are gestational hypertension, gestation diabetes, preeclampsia, preterm labor, stillbirth, infections, iron-deficiency anemia, etc.

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My fiancee is B positive and I am O negative. Will there be any complications in my pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,My fiancee is B positive and myself O negative. In the future, will there be any complications in my pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There would be no complications during the first pregnancy but may occur in the subsequent ones due to isoimmunization phenomenon. It is a problem which arises if the mother is having negative blood group and baby is having positive blood group. But treatments are a...  Read Full »

Is it possible to get wrong measurement in the scan due to baby's position in the uterus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am pregnant with my second child. According to my LMP, I am supposed to be about 10 weeks. However, I had a scan about 3 weeks ago which showed 6 weeks 5 days and another scan this week and it showed 6 weeks 3 days. Baby is also sitting on the uterus lining making the baby very easy to...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Firstly, is your period regular or irregular? Were you breastfeeding or taking any pills? In these cases, LMP is not considered as accurate, and scan is the main thing to determine the gestational age. Secondly, the baby position does not play a role in hindering having m...  Read Full »

My wife is in the 14th week of her pregnancy and infected from HEV. Do we have to abort the child?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is in the 14th week of her pregnancy. During a routine checkup, we came to know that she was infected from HEV. What will happen? Do we have to abort the child?  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is no need for the abortion as HEV (hepatitis E virus) does not cross the placenta, but you need to have a close follow up for the pregnancy. Also, you have to get in touch with fetomaternal doctors (baby-mother doctors) and get a regular check-up of your liver...  Read Full »

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