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High Risk Pregnancy Preeclampsia
Pre-eclampsia: Pre-eclampsia is more common in first pregnancies. Recurrence risk is about 15%. Recurrence may be higher if you have high blood pressure outside of pregnancy or if you have a multiple gestation. Most obstetricians manage a patient with a history of pre-eclampsia without the help of a high risk specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
If I had eclampsia last time does that mean i'll probably have a high risk pregnancy for pre-eclampsia this time?
Pcos, BP remains 130/90 ttc do I need hypertensive meds in pregnancy r they safe for the foetus? Can i get preeclampsia?Will I have a high risk preg?
A concern: High blood pressure in pregnancy can cause problems with fetal growth and it also increases the risk for pih. I would suggest you see a family physician for an evaluation and possible treatment (if needed ) that can be used in pregnancy. A consult with a mfm specialist to discuss your concerns may help. Pcos patients tend to be overweight losing weight, eating correctly might help. ...Read more
Nope: Starting out a pregnancy healthy is best for mom and baby, but it's still possible to develop complications. That's why OB providers see moms regularly during pregnancy, both to provide support for a normal, healthy process and to check for signs and symptoms of possible problems. If a pregnancy becomes un-routine, high risk specialists can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Temporarily.: Temporary disability can be easily claimed with pregnancy complications requiring restricted activity and specific therapy (e.g. Chronic placental abruption, preeclampsia, cervical incompetence, pprom, etc). Permanent disability is (thankfully) rarely the result of pregnancy in the us. ...Read more
APLAs: The presence of aplas or antiphospholipid antibodies increases the risk of fetal growth retardation and fetal death in utero. They also increase the risk of deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, and arterial thrombosis. Women who have aplas are usually treated with anticoagulants, for example lovenox, during and after the pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is a high risk pregnancy. May I ask questions here about her, such as, what is her risk of an abnormal baby at 40?
~1%.: Most 40-year olds have ~1% risk for down syndrome baby. Other risks that increase with maternal age: c-section, infertility, miscarriage, preeclampsia, diabetes mellitus, abnormal fetal growth (too little or too much) and stillbirth. Still, the vast majority of 40-year olds will have healthy babies to take home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Threat 2 mom or baby: There are many maternal conditions that can affect pregnancy. Some are present before a woman gets pregnant, and others develop during the pregnancy. Fetal conditions can occur because of problems in development, abnormal intrauterine conditions or many of the maternal diseases or conditions such as diabetes or preeclampsia. Please use search to find more of my answers on "pregnancy complications". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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, fibroids, previous cesarean section, thyroid disease, heart disease, sickle cell anemia, previous stillborn, history of preterm labor, and the list goes on. Your OB will take care of you with the help of a perinatologist to keep you and your baby safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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