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

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.
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.

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Wife has high risk pregnancy wife is 10 weeks pregnant and the dr told her today she is a high risk pregnancy. She has a incompentent cervix that is small and short and told her without a cervix stitch she would most likely (90 %)lose the child. We are wo

A . A cerclage is a stitch placed in an "incompetent" cervix. The outcome of treatment of incompetent cervix is generally excellent. From the date of your posting, i suspect you have already had this done or soon will have. Read more...
Cerclage. Given the information presented, a cerclage is prudent. If you are worried, ask to be sent to a high risk OB doctor (mfm) for a second opinion. Read more...

My Wife is pregnant. First child. She got paperwork from doc. What does "ICD-9:234.01" mean? High risk pregnancy

Codes are confusing. Code numbers are for satisfying insurance companies and legal requirements. What the doctor says is important. What numbers appear on the paperwork can be confusing because computers often print out default text words next to code numbers... and the default text often describes something in different words than what the doctor speaks in. In this case, Z34.01 says a woman has a routine pregnancy. Read more...

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...

Kids' favorite aunt came to visit. Told me she has high risk pregnancy. What should I tell my children?

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 to be very loving, supportive and limit the extent of their questions-as someone who is experiencing a difficult pregnancy may not need the additional pressure. Read more...
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 for a chromosomal abnormality is not the same as being high risk because of high blood pressure and diabetes. Read more...
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, I assume she is stable enough to do so and should be able to let you know of any specific precautions she is taking. She can also let you know if you need say anything to the kids.Since she brought it up, it is certainly okay to ask. Read more...

The doctor told me I have high risk pregnancy. What does that mean?

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 more...
Possible complicatio. That term is loosely used to denote any pregnancy with increased risk for adverse perinatal outcome (e.G diabetes, hypertension, advanced age, multiples). Read more...
Complications. High risk pregnancy means that you are at higher risk of experiencing possible complications because of your underlying medical condition as it relates to your pregnancy. Many diseases and conditions can cause a "high risk" pregnancy. Discuss your condition(s) with your obstetrician. Read more...

My fiance has a high risk pregnancy. We went to an appointment to have an ultrasound and a check up done with our baby. We were told the baby has possible excess tissue on the back of the neck and possible hernia. She is ten weeks pregnant and the doctor

Unfortunately . Unfortunately I am unable to give you any information on survival rates without knowing more information. Based on what is in your post, excess tissue on the back of the neck could be a sign of down's syndrome; the hernia depending on where it is carries different risks. I would like to take this opportunity to use your case as a lesson for yourself/fiance and others. Never leave a doctor's appointment with unanswered questions. You have a right to have all your questions answered and everything explained to you in detail. If the ultrasound tech. Gave you that information you need to call the doctor right away and ask forn an explanation. Make an appointment, call on the phone, write a letter. Do whatever you have to do to get answers. Best of luck. Read more...
More info. Sounds like you are getting info from your ob. If the hernia is a diaphragmatic hernia, it could be serious. You may want to inquire about the hernia further, and ask about its location, and effect or possible effects at birth. Read more...