Because of change of life style and behavioural activities and increased age at Marriage, High risk pregnancies are increasing. Health Problems that occur in a woman before pregnancy or during pregnancy increases the likelihood of high risk pregnancy.

High Risk Pregnancy is one which is at a greater risk to either the mother (or) fetus.

What Are The Risk Factors For A High Risk Pregnancy?

Medical Condition Present Before Pregnancy

  • Chronic hypertension
  • Heart Diseases
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Post Renal Transplant woman
  • Tuberculosis complicating pregnancy
  • Autoimmune Disorder
  • Clotting Disorder like DVT(Deep vein thrombosis)

Medical Condition That Develops During Pregnancy Like

  • Pre eclampsia, Gestational, Hypertension
  • Eclampsia
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Fetal Growth Restriction
  • RH isoimmunization.
  • Abnormal placental Position
  • Antepartum hemorrhage

Specific Factors That Might Contribute To High Risk Pregnancy Are

  • Advanced Maternal Age-35
  • Life Style Changes- Smoking & Drinking.

What Are The Measures To Be Taken By A woman With High Risk Pregnancy

Scheduled Preconceptional Appointment:-

In this visit, Doctors will counsill about Life Style Changes, Healthy Diet & Regular Exercises.and any change in medication for woman with medical disorders/ Regular visits are advised for maternal and fetal monitoring.

Causes of High Risk Pregnancy

  • Cardiac Disorders - Ms, AS, Mechanical values,
  • Diabetes,GDM Complicating Pregnancy
  • Neurological Disorders in Pregnancy
  • (Epilepsy CSVT)
  • Anaemia in Pregnancy
  • (Sickle cell and Thalassemia)
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Jaundice or Hepatitis
  • Complicating Pregnancy
  • CKD,Post Renal Transplant Pregnancy
  • pregnancy with Respiratory Disease
  • Twins (or) Triplets Pregnant
  • Post IVF and IVI Pregnancy