High Risk Pregnancy Care

high risk pregnancyHigh risk pregnancy – Pregnancy is one of the most exciting and happy phase of women’s life. But for some, especially those with chronic medical conditions or who are expecting multiples, pregnancy management can be a time of intense fear and uncertainty. It is in those circumstances that we need to provide specialized care for both mother and child to ensure good health for both of them.

It is only in less than ten percent of pregnancies, which will have some kind of complication that can affect the health of the mother or the child. These are called as high risk pregnancy. When babies are born preterm, they have a higher risk of having serious health problems.

If these high risk pregnancy can be identified and the pregnancy managed accordingly, they will be able to achieve a favorable outcome and they can have a comfortable pregnancy. In fact, many risk factors can be identified even before conception occurs. For all this they will require a comprehensive approach to their medical condition and pregnancy care along with a strong support system.

Common Risk Factors – High Risk Pregnancy

  • Advanced Maternal Age
  • Chronic medical conditions, such as lupus, cancer, diabetes , high blood pressure or arthritis
  • Systemic complications in pregnancy
  • Heart disease
  • Renal disease
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Hepatobiliary dysfunction
  • Haematological problems
  • Family history of mental retardation or birth defects
  • Women who have experienced miscarriages, pre-term deliveries, stillbirths, or neonatal deaths

Our Aim

The department of obstetrics and gynecology along with the feto maternal unit provides comprehensive care for high risk expectant mothers and their unborn babies. We provide a hospital based outpatient program that follows a multidisciplinary team approach.

At CIMAR , our team of experienced healthcare professionals is dedicated to offering comprehensive, compassionate care that includes

  • Diagnosing potential pregnancy complications and fetal development issues in their early stages
  • Providing top-of-the-line medical treatments to both mothers and infants
  • Being compassionate and offering emotional support during trying times

Facilities Available

The staffs are committed to providing comprehensive, integrated care for diagnosing, treating and managing high risk pregnancy all within a single, family oriented centre.

At CIMAR , our team of experienced healthcare professionals is dedicated to offering comprehensive, compassionate care that includes

The services include but are not limited to

  • Preconception and genetic counselling
  • Prenatal testing and diagnosis
  • High risk pregnancy consultation and maternity services
  • Comprehensive 2-D, 4-D & Doppler ultrasound
  • Diabetes education and nutritional counselling
  • Lactation support and consultation
  • Psychosocial assessment and lifestyle management
  • Patient and family education classes and support groups

A high risk pregnancy diagnosis shouldn’t automatically have a negative connotation. With proper care, 90 to 95 percent of high risk pregnancy produce healthy, viable babies. The earlier a problem is detected, the better the chances that both mother and baby will stay healthy. It is important to remember, however, that not all conditions can be diagnosed, and some pregnancies begin normally, but develop problems later. Make sure you schedule regular visits with your doctor, before and after becoming pregnant.

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