Giving birth to a child is often considered as a rebirth for women and in much essence it’s true. For most women, childbirth and pregnancy is complication free and a very happy event for all. But for a very small number of women there can be major complications. Let’s take a quick look at some of the serious complications affecting pregnant women. Let’s first look at some major complications, their causes, symptoms, and treatment. We will then shift our focus to other minor complications that affect both the mother and the new-born baby.