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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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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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About the placenta

The placenta develops inside the uterus (womb) during pregnancy. It gives your baby nutrients and oxygen. Find out more about the placenta here.

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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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Fetal distress

Fetal distress is a sign your baby isn't getting enough oxygen through the placenta. It might mean they need closer monitoring or an intervention to speed up the birth.

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Placental abruption - Better Health Channel

Placental abruption means the placenta has detached from the wall of the uterus, starving the baby of oxygen and nutrients.

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Placenta previa - Better Health Channel

Placenta previa means the placenta has implanted at the bottom of the uterus, over the cervix or close by.

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Causes of Preterm Labour - Miracle Babies

There are many causes of preterm birth

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Pre-eclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

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Causes - Miracle Babies

Every year in Australia around 48,000 newborn babies require the help of a NICU or SCN, there are many factors linked to premature birth and also many that remain unexplained

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