A look at postpartum thyroiditis -- thyroid disease after pregnancy -- based on the Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and Postpartum.
Foetal Echocardiography is mostly performed in the second trimester of pregnancy while the mother is about 18 24 weeks pregnant. Heart defects are most commonly birth defects. Early diagnosis in the fetal stage might help as it may provide an opportunity to easily plan and manage the baby at an early stage before birth.
HELLP Syndrome: Recognition and Perinatal Management. Once the diagnosis of HELLP syndrome has been established, the best markers to follow are the maternal lactate dehydrogenase level and the maternal platelet count.14 Laboratory abnormalities typically worsen after delivery and peak at 24 to 48 hours postpartum.14 The peak lactate dehydrogenase level signals the beginning of recovery and subsequent normalization of the platelet count