What are the tests for high risk pregnancy?

It depends... ... On why your pregnancy is high risk. Ask your doctor to explain what tests are being ordered and why.

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Do I have high risk pregnancy if turned positive HIV test in pregnancy?

High risk. There are many decisions to make for management of the pregnancy and for delivery. Most women who are HIV + are cared for by teams of physicians who specialize in care of hiv+ women. So, yes your pregnancy is high risk. Read more...

High risk pregnancy==what?

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 complications such as diabetes and hypertesnion. Read more...
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 medical problem before she gets pregnant, and in other cases, a mom begins having labor too early, or develops high blood pressure. High risk doctors work together with a team of providers to improve care. Read more...

What is a high risk pregnancy?

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 more...
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 medicine subspecialist, I have seen thousands of patients with that designation and tried to put things in perspective for them. In the simplest terms, such a pregnancy is one at higher than average risk for adverse outcome for mom or baby. Read more...
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 medical problem before she gets pregnant, and in other cases, a mom begins having labor too early, or develops high blood pressure. High risk doctors work together with a team of providers to improve care. Read more...

What is meant by "high risk pregnancy?

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 individual and the pregnancy and puerperium present specific challenges to maternal health and life. Only post-hoc can one characterize any given pregnancy as unremarkable; prospectively all pregnancies are at high risk for complications! Read more...
Threat 2 mom or baby. The term high=risk has been applied in many ways to many pregnancies, causing much anxiety for women and their families. As a maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist, I have seen thousands of patients with that designation and tried to put things in perspective for them. In the simplest terms such a pregnancy is one at higher than average risk for adverse outcome for mom or baby. Lmk if links needed. Read more...

Terms delivery odds for high risk pregnancy?

Depends. Need more information of what you mean by high risk pregancy. The problem is needed to give odds. Read more...
Depends. Your question is not too specific, however we strive for most pregnancies, even high-risk to go past 34 weeks if possible. 37 weeks is considered term and most pregnancies achieve that goal too - depending on blood pressure control, fetal growth, glycemia and other parameters of maternal-fetal well-being. Talk to your perinatologist for more details in your case. Read more...

What can I do to not get high risk pregnancy?

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 in pregnancy. Other medical causes of high risk pregnancies cannot always be avoided such as high blood pressure , thyroid dysfunction, and diabetes when they are already present when pregnancy occurs. Read more...
Not high risk? Besides having good genes, be a normal weight for height. Begin Folic Acid prior to pregnancy. Get regular exercise. Consult an obstetrician prior to pregnancy. Have your babies in your twenties and early thirties rather than your late thirties and early forties. Read more...

Is it automatically a high risk pregnancy at 38?

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 of chromosomal problems, but testing is available to determine you overall risk. Though any pregancy can start as low risk andbecome high risk as the pregnancy progresses. Read more...
Likely. Advanced maternal age is associated with several adverse perinatal outcomes: stillbirth, aneuploidy, diabetes mellitus, hypertensive disorders and aberrant fetal growth are all more common in older women compared to younger gravidae. You should see a high-risk obstetrician for your pregnancy if you develop any of these problems. Read more...

Could I dance if I are on a high risk pregnancy?

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 your OB provider about this since it is difficult to give you a good answer if we don't have specific details on why you are considered high risk. Sorry, wish i could help better. Read more...

How quickly does a high risk pregnancy get admitted?

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 they go in labour and others will go to the hospital when they are in lobour some will be scheduled for c section electively and others will have emergency c section depeding on the condition. So each high risk pregnancy is different. Read more...
Depends... ... On what makes a pregnancy "high risk." maternal fetal medicine doctors have extra training in un-routine pregnancy, and an mfm can help sort out what extra monitoring you might need to have a healthy outcome. Many "high risk" pregnancies don't require admission to the hospital before labor. Read more...