Is a cryptic pregnancy dangerous to the mother or the baby?

Jessica A. Shepherd, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Because cryptic pregnancies are diagnosed so far along into a pregnancy, it can be dangerous to mom and baby, since proper prenatal care may not have been taken. In this video, OB/GYN specialist Jessica Shepherd, MD, explains some common risks. 

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