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a condition where there is too much glucose in the patients blood that only affects pregnant women
overweight pregnant women may need this during labour as they are more likely to have an instrumental delivery
a pregnant woman is at higher risk than normal (20%->25%) of having one of these under 12 weeks if they are obese
hypertension, proteinuria are signs of this condition
when a fertilised egg implants itself outside the womb - usually in the fallopian tubes
mothers who are obese are at increase risk their baby being born before its delivery date
mothers are screened for this condition of their babies, but the results do not give a definitive diagnosis. the older the mother the more at risk the baby is of having this condition
a diagnostic test for down's syndrome which takes a small amount of placenta which is attached to the uterus out via abdomen or cervix
diagnostic for down's syndrome if beyond 15 weeks, sample of fluid surrounding the baby is taken via abdomen
women are offered this if the down's syndrome tests are positive
test for screening for down's syndrome using a blood sample (10-14wks) and ultrasound (11wk+2d - 14wks)
serum marker that is low in down's syndrome pregnancies
serum marker that is raised in down's syndrome pregnancies
BMI >30 has increased risk of still birth of something in 100
15-20% of pregnant women are this category

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