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What things makes a pregnancy a high risk pregnancy?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:57 PM on May. 19, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Overweight, High Blood Pressure, Miscarriages, having more then 1, diabetic, that's just to name a few

    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 1:59 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • if You have a health problem, such as:
    Diabetes.
    Cancer.
    High blood pressure.
    Kidney disease.
    Epilepsy.
    You use alcohol or illegal drugs, or you smoke.
    You are younger than 17 or older than 35.
    You are pregnant with more than one baby (multiple pregnancy).
    You have had three or more miscarriages.
    Your baby has been found to have a genetic condition, such as Down syndrome, or a heart, lung, or kidney problem.
    You had a problem in a past pregnancy, such as:
    Preterm labor.
    Preeclampsia or seizures (eclampsia).
    Having a baby with a genetic problem, such as Down syndrome.
    You have an infection, such as HIV or hepatitis C. Other infections that can cause a problem include cytomegalovirus (CMV), chickenpox, rubella, toxoplasmosis, and syphilis.
    You are taking certain medicines, such a
    judith_visco

    Answer by judith_visco at 2:01 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • such as lithium, phenytoin (such as Dilantin), valproic acid (Depakene), or carbamazepine (such as Tegretol).
    judith_visco

    Answer by judith_visco at 2:02 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • There are lots of things that can make you high risk. And just FYI...being over weight does NOT automatically make you high risk.

    Anyways the list above pretty says it all I think but some of the most common are gestational diabetes, placenta previa (low lying placenta that is blocking the cervical opening), and pre-eclampsia (also called Toximia).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • This is my third pregnancy and I am consider high risk. I am rh negative and I also just had my daughter back in December 2008. There are several reasons why a dr would consider you to be high risk.
    missiedoo

    Answer by missiedoo at 3:17 PM on May. 21, 2009

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