Frequently Asked Questions About High Risk Pregnancy
Don’t be afraid to inquire more about your pregnancy and what you need to expect in the coming months. Here are frequently asked questions about high risk pregnancies:
Is my pregnancy considered high-risk? To eliminate uncertainty, you should find out. Your doctor will perform a thorough health assessment that includes your health history and common issues among your family. He or she may order specific tests that will provide more information.
What can I do to minimize my risks? If you do not currently have a high-risk pregnancy, it’s important to understand that sometimes issues can develop during pregnancy that can make it higher risk. It’s important to ask what you can do to care for yourself that will help to offset and prevent these issues as much as possible.
How should I change my birth plan? You might need to change your expectations for how the birth will go. In some situations, you will need to prioritize your health and the health of your baby over having a particular birth experience. You’ll need to focus on caring for yourself and staying flexible with what is required to maintain your health.