High Risk Pregnancy Care

Some pregnancies are marked by increased maternal or fetal complications. These difficulties can arise during any point of pregnancy including gestation, delivery, or postpartum. Although every pregnancy is unique, high risk pregnancies require a level of extra care. The professional team at Las Palmas OB/GYN offers a special set of care that is tailored your individual needs.

Complications of High Risk Pregnancies

Our specialists can identify high risk pregnancies through a comprehensive review of medical and obstetrical history. Some high risk pregnancies are determined during an obstetrical history. In every high risk pregnancy, we take every precaution possible to increase the chances of a successful delivery.

Maternal Complications

A maternal complication involves a deficiency in the mother’s health. Such issues can result in fetal complications, premature deliveries, and adverse outcomes. Some common health issues that can affect the pregnancy adversely are:

  • Anemia
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Mental Health Conditions
  • Hypertension
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Obesity and excessive weight gain
  • Infections
  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Fetal Complications

In rare occasions, the baby can be threatened by conditions that develop in the fetus or the placenta. These conditions can occur as a result of a maternal health issue or completely on its own. Some problems classified as fetal complications are:

  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Placental Previa
  • Growth Restriction

Las Palmas OB/GYNs utilize advance diagnostic technologies to catch and prevent complications. Nevertheless, if complications occur we take coordinate with maternal/fetal medicine specialists, dieticians, diabetic consultants, and assorted advisors to maximize mother and baby outcomes. Our staff is constantly updated to the latest and most effective strategies that improve high risk pregnancy success. At Las Palmas you can rest assured that you are in good hands.