Elite Women's Care
Obstetricians & Gynecologists located in Hoffman Estates, IL
A high-risk pregnancy involves risk factors that can be daunting. At Elite Women’s Care in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, the professional obstetric and gynecological experts offer the highest level of understanding and professional treatments and care to ensure you have a successful pregnancy. To schedule a consultation, call or book an appointment online today.
High Risk Pregnancy Q & A
What is a high-risk pregnancy?
A high-risk pregnancy calls for a high level of care due to health complications before, during, or after your baby is born. Various factors may contribute to experiencing a high-risk pregnancy, including:
- Age 35 or older
- Cigarette, alcohol, or drug use
- Prior complications with pregnancy
- Birth defects
- Health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, lupus, and epilepsy
- Carrying multiple babies
The highly skilled doctors at Elite Women’s Care has the expertise to help you and your baby stay safe and healthy throughout your high-risk pregnancy, delivery, and after. They work closely with maternal fetal medicine physicians and manage cases together.
No matter your risk factors, Elite Women’s Care knows how to treat your condition.
What are the symptoms of a high-risk pregnancy?
A high-risk pregnancy usually has an onset of symptoms that alert you to possible complications. Symptoms may include:
- Vaginal bleeding
- Severe headaches
- Early contractions
- Decreased fetal activity
- Cramping in the lower abdomen
If you experience symptoms that cause alarm, contact Elite Women’s Care immediately for an evaluation to ensure the best treatment possible.
Why is prenatal care important during a high-risk pregnancy?
A high-risk pregnancy usually requires many prenatal visits. It’s imperative that your condition is monitored by the doctors at Elite Women’s Care.
Since every pregnancy is different, treatments vary depending on the nature of your condition. Throughout prenatal care, your pregnancy is evaluated regularly to ensure you’re receiving first-rate care for you and your baby.
How can I ensure the best care possible for my high-risk pregnancy?
During your consultation at Elite Women’s Care, your questions and concerns are discussed and a personalized plan is developed. There are certain important steps to follow during your high-risk pregnancy. Strategies to ensure a healthy pregnancy and birth include:
- Attend all scheduled prenatal visits
- Stay within range of recommended weight gain
- No smoking, drinking alcohol, or taking drugs
- Keep your anxiety level low
At Elite Women’s Care, you can trust the care and concern for your high-risk pregnancy.
If you’re experiencing a high-risk pregnancy, the doctors at Elite Women’s Care want to walk alongside you and give you the highest level of professional care. Call or book an appointment online today.
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