When you’ve been told your pregnancy is high risk, it is important that you have a doctor you can trust. Dr. Anthony Caruso of A Bella Baby OBGYN has 20 years of experience in caring for women and babies of high-risk pregnancy. Whether by offering you high-quality care or connecting you with other specialists, Dr. Caruso takes your well-being seriously. For a consultation regarding your high-risk pregnancy, call or book an appointment online today.
A pregnancy that is high risk has significant potential for complications for mother, baby, or both. A high-risk pregnancy requires close monitoring and possibly consultation with a fetal-maternal specialist to ensure best outcomes for mother and baby.
Your pregnancy may be high risk if you had pre-pregnancy conditions, including:
You may also develop complications during your pregnancy that may cause you to be at higher risk, including:
When your pregnancy is considered high risk, it is important that you follow the guidance of Dr. Caruso and your fetal-maternal specialist. Dr. Caruso and his staff understand that having a high-risk pregnancy can be difficult and offer compassionate care throughout the process of your pregnancy and delivery.
Dr. Caruso strives to help women prepare well for their future pregnancies by encouraging them to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Pre-pregnancy lifestyle habits that could contribute to a high-risk pregnancy may be:
If these habits are part of your pre-pregnancy lifestyle, Dr. Caruso gives you the support you need to have the healthiest pregnancy possible. Improvement of these habits can help lower your risk for preterm labor, birth defects, and pre-eclampsia.
If you know you have a condition that may cause complications for your pregnancy, you can do a number of things to decrease your risk. You begin with a pre-pregnancy consultation with Dr. Caruso, who directs you in specific ways that you can prepare well in advance of conception.
Proactive approaches to diminishing your pregnancy risks once you are pregnant include:
Dr. Caruso works closely with your medical doctor and your fetal-maternal specialist to ensure you are as safe as possible throughout your pregnancy.
For a consultation with Dr. Caruso regarding your high-risk pregnancy, call or book your appointment online today.