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High Risk Pregnancy


OB/GYNs located in New Albany, MS & Holly Springs, MS

If there’s a concern about your health or the health of your baby during your pregnancy, then you may be considered high risk, which requires specialized care and monitoring. The experienced women’s health team at NA OB/GYN, in New Albany and Holly Springs, Mississippi, specializes in the medical management of high-risk pregnancy and can provide the extra care you need throughout your nine months of gestation. Call the office today or book an appointment online.

High-Risk Pregnancy Q & A

What is a high-risk pregnancy?

A high-risk pregnancy refers to a pregnancy where there’s concern about your health or the health of your baby that may complicate your pregnancy or the delivery. The team at NA OB/GYN has been delivering babies since 2002 and has taken care of many high-risk pregnancies.

They can provide the expert care you need to ensure you have a healthy and happy pregnancy.

Why would my pregnancy be considered high-risk?

There are numerous reasons for your pregnancy to be considered high risk. Some of the most common include:

  • Young maternal age
  • Older maternal age
  • Carrying multiples
  • History of diabetes or heart disease
  • Placenta previa
  • Congenital condition in the baby

You may also be considered high risk if you develop a pregnancy-related health condition, such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia. Both of these medical conditions may affect your delivery.

What can I expect during prenatal care?

The team at NA OB/GYN provides exceptional care to all expectant mothers. Your prenatal care plan may depend on your personal health and pregnancy needs. Your provider at NA OB/GYN creates a personalized treatment plan to ensure you get the best possible care throughout your high-risk pregnancy.

To help ensure you and your baby stay healthy throughout your nine months of gestation, you may be required to visit the office more frequently during a high-risk pregnancy. You may also need special tests, such as genetic testing or additional ultrasounds, to more closely monitor you or your baby’s health.

What can I do to ensure a healthy pregnancy?

With a high-risk pregnancy, it’s important that you closely follow the recommendations of your provider at NA OB/GYN to ensure a healthy and happy pregnancy. This may mean taking your vitamins as prescribed, eating a healthy diet, getting adequate exercise, and limiting unnecessary stresses.

Most importantly, you need to attend your regularly scheduled appointments for ongoing monitoring and care.

A high-risk pregnancy means you need a little extra attention to ensure you have a safe, happy, and healthy pregnancy. For expert obstetric care from a team with years of experience, call NA OB/GYN today or request an appointment online.