Can people file for disability with a high risk pregnancy?

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.

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Am I considered a high risk pregnancy? This is my second pregnancy my doctors office told me that they would review my file and decide if I could come to there office for this pregnancy as well I was put on strict bed rest while told to wait. I suffer fr

I . I am so sorry that you are going through all of that. You would be considered a high-risk pregnancy, so it is good that your doctor is trying to decide the best course of care for you so that you can have successful pregnancy. 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...

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...

Wife jus told she has this considered a "high risk" pregnancy?

Need to Ask Why. If you are not clear, you need to ask the doctor what the concerns are. There are many variables that create this situation often regarding mom's health. Read more...
Common label. This is not a very helpful label. It is randomly applied to anyone with even a remote increase in associated problems during pregnancy, labor & or delivery. It is applied to anyone with a past premi, is over 35, has high blood pressure whether or not it is controlled, has diabetes of pregnancy. etc. It is not an implication that terrible things are expected. It alerts the staff to stay alert. Read more...

How to not gain weight while on my back for 2 weeks because of a high risk pregnancy?

Prevent weight gain. Well, eating less than you usually eat while at bedrest would help you prevent excessive weight gain. During pregnancy you don't want to lose weight, so carefully look at your diet. Eliminate fatty foods and junk foods. Leave those chips alone. Eat more like a rabbit with plenty of vegies and salads. (hold the dressing.). Read more...
Not important. When you have a high-risk pregnancy requiring bed rest, you lose control of your body for the purpose of preventing pregnancy complications. Weight gain and deconditioning are unavoidable perhaps, but well worth it if you can preserve your health and assure your baby's best interests. Be patient, have faith and wear your sequential compression devices during bed rest. Best of luck! Read more...