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What is a Molar Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, there is a 1/1,000 chance that you could be diagnosed with a molar pregnancy. But what exactly is a molar pregnancy. A molar pregnancy is not a typical pregnancy. There is usually no embryo, just a mass of cells that clusters together like grapes to form the “mole’.  What makes a molar pregnancy so devastating is that there is a chance that the cells could be cancerous. What starts out as a happy occasion (a couple find out they are having a baby), can turn into a frightening one in a matter of minutes when it is diagnosed. For the next year, the mother may need to undergo chemotherapy and put off getting pregnant.

To find out more about Molar Pregnancies, read this great article ” Molar Pregnancies”


2 comments on “What is a Molar Pregnancy

  1. Have you ever considered adding more videos to your blog posts to keep the readers more entertained? I mean I just read through the entire article of yours and it was quite good but since I�m more of a visual learner,I found that to be more helpful well let me know how it turns out.

  2. Pregnancy Journal
    May 31, 2011

    The delivery is a dream for many women, perhaps more than anything else. Successfully when the last child was born, most women in this world will feel happier.

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