High Risk Pregnancy Care
Comprehensive Care for Complex Pregnancies
Expecting mothers facing high-risk pregnancies encounter increased odds of complications stemming from various factors such as pregnancy conditions, medical status, and external influences. Sometimes, these complications arise unexpectedly, catching families off guard. In other instances, specific risk factors heighten the likelihood of issues arising.
At Polaris Healthcare's Gynaecology Division, specialising in High-Risk Obstetrics, we deliver seasoned, collaborative care tailored to women and newborns confronting challenges identified prior to or during pregnancy. Our services encompass thorough evaluations and interventions for foetal conditions, extending even to genetic counselling for women with uncomplicated pregnancies. Moreover, our team of specialists is dedicated to nurturing high-risk newborns with utmost expertise and attention.
Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment of Fetal Disease
Co-management with Community-based Obstetricians
High-Risk Ambulatory and Inpatient Consultation
Understanding Pregnancy Risks: What to Know
Planning a pregnancy? An essential part of planning is finding out if you have any risks. Pregnancy risk factors include:
- If you're younger than 18 or older than 35.
- Being too light or too heavy.
- Low red blood cell count (anaemia).
- More than four babies or previous preterm birth.
- Prior experience with very large or very small babies.
- Previous baby loss.
- Genetic diseases or birth defects in the family.
- Use of substances like cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs.
- Conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease.
- Using medications or treatments to get pregnant.
- Expecting twins or triplets.
- Previous two LSCS
- Psychological Condition
There are also other things that might affect your growing baby's safety. These include high temperatures, being around radiation, and being at high altitudes.
1. What is a high-risk pregnancy?
A high-risk pregnancy means there's a greater chance of complications due to factors like medical conditions, pregnancy-related issues, or external factors that could affect the health of the mother or the baby.
2. What are some common risk factors for a high-risk pregnancy?
Risk factors include being very young or older during pregnancy, having medical conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, carrying multiples (twins, triplets), previous preterm births, and a history of pregnancy loss.
3. How does Polaris Healthcare support high-risk pregnancies?
Polaris Healthcare specialises in high-risk obstetrics. Our expert team provides comprehensive care, including thorough assessments, treatment plans, genetic counselling, and specialised services for both moms and babies facing challenges before or during pregnancy.
4. Can a high-risk pregnancy be prevented?
While some risk factors are unavoidable, many can be managed with proper prenatal care, a healthy lifestyle, and early intervention. Regular check-ups and following medical advice can help minimise potential complications.
5. What should I do if I think I have a high-risk pregnancy?
If you suspect you have a high-risk pregnancy due to medical history or other factors, it's crucial to consult a healthcare provider as soon as possible. Early intervention and specialised care can help manage risks and ensure the best possible outcome for both you and your baby.