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high risk pregnancy in children

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacob Tal
Dr. Jacob Tal answered
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kindness: I'm not sure how old the children are and how interested they are in the pregnancy issues. If they ask specifically about it, i would encourage them t ... Read More
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
High risk pregnancy: Well, what you tell your children depends upon their age and ability to comprehend. It also depends upon her high risk factors. Certainly, high risk f ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Unfortunately the label is used quite loosely, including anyone pregnant over 35 or with a prior problem in a pregnancy. If she has traveled to visit, ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a easy answer: There are too many different conditions that can cause a high risk pregnancy to answer here, but some big ones are fetal problems, and also maternal c ... Read More
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Dr. Alison Stuebe
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Un-routine: Pregnancy is a normal part of life -- but if something out-of-the ordinary happens, then a pregnancy may become high risk. Sometimes, a mom has a medi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felecia Dawson
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy w/illness: Pretty much anything out of the ordinary will make your pregnancy high risk. This includes being 35 or older, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, fibroid ... Read More
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Threat 2 mom or baby: The term high-risk pregnancy has been applied in many ways to many patients, causing much anxiety for them and their families. As a maternal-fetal me ... Read More
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Dr. Alison Stuebe
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Un-routine: Pregnancy is a normal part of life -- but if something out-of-the ordinary happens, then a pregnancy may become high risk. Sometimes, a mom has a medi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Good question!: Pregnancy is a high-risk condition for both mother and fetus; in fact the transition from fetal to neonatal life is the most dangerous period for any ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It really depends on what the pregnancy complication is.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Need more information of what you mean by high risk pregancy. The problem is needed to give odds.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good general health: Godd general health habits, such as a balanced diet, exercise, normal weight maintenance(bmi), and avoidance of risky behaviours such as alcohol/drugs ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: As long as your overall health is good, you would not atomaticaklly be classified as a high risk pregnacy. Age wise there is a slightly higher risk o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Depends...: Depends on what type of high risk. For example, it is less risky being categorized high risk due to age, than for example having vaginal bleeding. Ask ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on condition: All high risk pregnancies are not the same, there are different causes of high risk pregnancy and delivery.Some mothers may have to be admitted before ... Read More

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