Meera, a 45 year old corporate marketing consultant, was happy when the doctor confirmed she was pregnant. Last few years she was busy with her career and she and her husband had not thought about a baby, but now she felt ready to start a family. Her gynaecologist however cautioned saying that due to her age it could be a high risk pregnancy and she would need to be carefully monitored all throughout.
High-risk pregnancy, is one where the mother or the baby might be at health risk before, during or after delivery. For this type of pregnancy special monitoring or care is required.
Medical condition present before pregnancy in a woman or during it can make a pregnancy high risk for the mother and the baby.
Factors that make a pregnancy high-risk include:
A preconception consult with a gynaecologist is recommended to ensure the mother is healthy prior to becoming pregnant to avoid complications later on. The doctor may recommend you to follow certain steps to reduce the risk of pregnancy problems.
Steps to be followed for a healthy pregnancy and delivery:
If your pregnancy is high risk, then your doctor may refer you to a perinatologist, who is an obstetrician and has the training to deal with such scenarios. This specialist will works with other health-care professionals to ensure the best possible outcome for both the mother and the baby.
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