Medical Conditions

We’d like to provide you with information of some common conditions in pregnancy. This is intended as a general guide. Please discuss any questions with us; we’d like to provide you more specific information about your own pregnancy.

Foetal conditions:

Down syndrome

The most common chromosome abnormality in humans

Spina bifida

Occurs when the spine does not form properly early in pregnancy

Twin-twin transfusion syndrome

A potentially lethal complication arising in identical twins

Maternal conditions

HELLP syndrome

a severe form of preeclampsia