TITLE

health smarts. Pregnancy After Spinal-cord Injury

AUTHOR(S)
WAHLGREN, KATHY
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
PN;May2012, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses pregnancy after spinal-cord injury (SCI). It says that most of the women that has SCI can have healthy babies, as long as they take suitable precautions. It states that for the first trimester, an obstetrician (OB) should have consulted, together with an SCI physician regarding the pregnancy because it is the period of greatest risk. It mentions that for two and three trimester, women are more vulnerable to low blood pressure, urinary incontinence, and pyelonephritis.
ACCESSION #
74493345

 

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