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Placenta praevia

Placenta praevia is a condition where the placenta lies low and may cover the cervix, blocking the baby's exit during birth.

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Placenta accreta

Placenta accreta is a serious but rare pregnancy complication that causes heavy bleeding. If you have it, you will need special care at the birth.

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Placental insufficiency

Placental insufficiency occurs when the placenta does not work properly and your baby doesn't get the oxygen and nutrients they need.

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Placental abruption

Placental abruption is when some or all of the placenta peels away from the uterus wall before birth. It can deprive the baby of oxygen and nutrients.

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Bleeding during pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is relatively common, however you should always contact your midwife or doctor immediately if it happens to you.

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Placenta previa - Better Health Channel

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Placental abruption - Better Health Channel

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Causes of Preterm Labour - Miracle Babies

There are many causes of preterm birth

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Smoking and tobacco and pregnancy | Australian Government Department of Health

If you’re pregnant, the safest option is to not smoke at all. The chemicals in tobacco smoke affect an unborn baby's development and may have lifelong effects. Find out what the risks are and who you can contact for help and support.

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Pregnancy health problems & complications | Raising Children Network

Many pregnancy health problems are mild, but always call your doctor if you’re worried about symptoms. A healthy lifestyle can help you avoid health problems.

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