Orthostatic hypotension (or postural hypotension) is a condition whereby someone’s blood pressure suddenly drops when they swiftly stand up from a lying-down position.
SHE WAS BROUGHT INTO the obstetric emergency ward in an unconscious state. The story was that she had earlier been advised by her doctor to go for a Caesarean Section on account of a very high blood pressure and protein in urine (a condition known as severe preeclampsia) & because she has already had one CS in the past.
The placenta, as we all know, is the organ that develops in the womb of pregnant women which provides a source of oxygen and nutrients to the growing baby. But what some people don’t know is that it forms in the 4TH MONTH of pregnancy. That’s to say, at the beginning of the second trimester. From that point onwards, it is the live wire of the baby till it is born.