Project Description

High Risk Pregnancy Care

Today, the medical advancement, better understanding of the conditions, expertise clinical management skills is ensuring better handling of any health conditions. In urban set-up, woman becoming pregnant in her later years of reproductive cycle because of one or other reason faces high risk pregnancy. Some percentage of them face complications. Their Obstetrics along with maternal foetal expert help them in completing their term and saving the life of would be mother and infant.

High risk pregnancy is a condition where the expected mother or foetus or both face higher risk of developing complications during pregnancy or child birth or due to pre-existing health conditions of expected mother. Early detection of this condition during regular prenatal check-up helps in effective management of health condition ensuring healthy outcome for all. Diagnostic tests like
amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and other laboratory and scanning tests help in determining the pregnancy status.
Phoenix hospital is among the best High Risk Pregnancy Care Centers in Bangalore since its team consists of experienced maternal fetal medicine doctor and compassionate support team who keep the expectant mother well informed about the progress and caution required to be taken for best outcomes.

Causative factors for high risk pregnancy:

  • Age of expecting mothing (lesser than 18 years or older than 35 years)

  • Weight (under or over weight before becoming pregnant)

  • Pre-existing health conditions: diabetes, high blood pressure or cardiac disease, auto immune disease, thyroid / kidney disease, sexually transmitted infection, epilepsy etc

  • Multiple birth (twins/triplets)

  • Substance use (alcohol/tobacco/cigarettes/banned substance)

  • Complications in previous pregnancy/child birth (miscarriage/pre-term child birth/ birth of very small or large baby)

Signs that need immediate attention with doctor consultation during pregnancy:

  • Fever above 38.5 0 that does not subside even after 24 hours

  • Persistent headache

  • Puffiness of face or swelling in the body

  • Breathlessness even at rest

  • Abdominal pain

  • Watery discharge or vaginal bleeding

  • Reduced movements of foetus

  • Burning sensation and pain during urination

  • Frequent incidence of uterine contraction