|Category||High Risk Pregnancy|
A high-risk pregnancy is one where the mother or the fetus has an increased risk of adverse outcomes compared to uncomplicated pregnancies. A high-risk pregnancy is defined as a pregnancy in which the mother or the baby may be at increased risk for health problems during the pregnancy and/or during and after delivery. It can be scary being told your pregnancy is high-risk, but with the right prenatal care and precautions, you have a good chance of a healthy pregnancy and baby. Understanding the factors that can contribute to high-risk pregnancies is important when learning how to take care of yourself and protect your baby.