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Amniotic Fluid Infection High Risk Pregnancy
Chorioamnionitis: Intra-amniotic infection (formerly called chorioamnionitis) is infection of the chorion, amnion, amniotic fluid, placenta, or a combination. Infection increases risk of obstetric complications and problems in the fetus and neonate. Symptoms include fever, uterine tenderness, foul-smelling vaginal discharge, and maternal and fetal tachycardia. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Amniocentesis: The diagnosis is suggested by severe abdominal pain, decreased fetal movement, and maternal fever. The definitive test is amniocentesis, which is to obtain a sample of fluid, usually under ultrasound guidance, and then sending the fluid for appropriate laboratory studies. This is a very serious condition that, if confirmed, almost always requires delivery of the baby. ...Read more
I have pcos & have just discovered I am pregnant :) i'm aware it's a high risk pregnancy, so what can I do to reduce the risks?
Congrats!: Great news! most moms with pcos do well. It's important to start prenatal care, eat a diet rich in whole grains, and aim the gain a heathy amount of weight. Your provider may want to do some extra tests early, because there may be a higher risk of preeclampsia and/or gestational diabetes. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With regards to resection and laporoscopic hernia repair, i understand this results in a high risk pregnancy, but how high of a risk is it?
Complex : I'm not exactly sure if you're asking whether or not to have a hernia repair while you are pregnant, buy this would be a complex situation. Should be done in coordination with your obstetrician and a hernia surgeon. In rare circumstances, it is necessary to perform a laparoscopic hernia repair during pregnancy, however this would be a rare situation. You need to make sure that the goals of operation do in fact warrant operation. ...Read more
I feel like i'm going thru postpartum depression again. Is that normal after 2nd high-risk pregnancy?
High risk pregnancies are those in which the risk to the mother or the baby is higher than for the average pregnancy. A pregnancy can be termed "high-risk" when the mother has a pre-existing condition such as high blood pressure or diabetes, or when she has had previous problem pregnancies, is pregnant with multiple babies, or ...Read more
Intra-amniotic infection (formerly called chorioamnionitis) is infection of the chorion, amnion, amniotic fluid, placenta, or a combination. Infection increases risk of obstetric complications and problems in the fetus and neonate. Symptoms include fever, uterine tenderness, foul-smelling vaginal discharge, and ...Read more
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