Every pregnancy has some risks, but there are more dangers to your health and the health of your fetus with a high risk pregnancy. The causes can be conditions you already have or conditions you develop. They also include being pregnant with more than one baby, previous problem pregnancies, or being over age 35. If you have a chronic condition, you should talk to your health care provider about how to minimize your risk before you get pregnant. Once you are pregnant, you may need a health care team to monitor your pregnancy. Examples of common conditions that can complicate a pregnancy include Heart disease High blood pressure Kidney problems Autoimmune disorders Sexually transmitted diseases Diabetes Cancer Other conditions that can make pregnancy risky can happen while you are pregnant – for example, gestational diabetes . Good prenatal care can help detect and treat them.

High Risk Pregnancy Discussions

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    Blood clots due to pregnancy/childbirth
    I am 27 and had a baby 6 months ago and got clots on my lungs . I am now on warfarinuntill sep but how can we be sure it wont come back??? They think - 37% more...
    Pinkleeanne- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in High Risk Pregnancy
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    Neevo - new prenatal product - by prescription only
    Some high-risk pregancies can be linked to elevated homocysteine levels and/or suboptimal folate status. Unfortunately, sythetic folic acid does not w - 86% more...
    Prenatalcare- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in High Risk Pregnancy
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