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High Risk Pregnancies

High-Risk Pregnancies at Arrowhead Women’s Center

At Arrowhead Women’s Center, we understand that some pregnancies may be of higher risk than others.  With our team of experienced physicians, you can rest assured that your health during pregnancy is of the highest importance to us.

A high-risk pregnancy is classified as a pregnancy where a woman or her baby may have an increased chance of health problems.  While this label may sound worrisome, it is just a way for our team of Arrowhead Women’s Center physicians to ensure that a patient receives the necessary attention during pregnancy.

Types of High -Risk Pregnancy

While there are many types of high-risk pregnancies, some of the most common types of higher risk pregnancy include:

  • A woman has had issues in the past with a pregnancy including preterm labor and preeclampsia.
  • A woman who is younger than 17 or older than 35 years old.
  • Multiple pregnancies (pregnant with more than one baby).
  • A woman who has had more than three miscarriages.
  • A woman who has certain infections, such as HIV or hepatitis C.
  • A woman with specific health problems, such as diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, epilepsy, asthmas, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, sickle cell disease, or kidney disease.

During a consultation, one of your Arrowhead Women’s Center Physicians will discuss your pregnancy and evaluate if you are a candidate for a high-risk pregnancy.  This will allow us to better monitor each stage of your pregnancy, and ensure that both your health, and the health of your child are in good standing.

With our team of experts at Arrowhead Women’s Center, you can rest assured that all of your questions and concerns will be answered about your individual pregnancy needs.  We are dedicated to providing you with outstanding care, and take the health of you and your child extremely seriously. To experience women’s health care with a personal touch and commitment to comfort, contact Arrowhead Women’s Center today.

Learn More about High Risk Pregnancies

Our entire Arrowhead Women’s Center team wants you to have a safe and healthy pregnancy.  Our years of experience coupled with state-of-the-art technology allows for us to deliver the highest level of care to our patients.  In addition, our focus on individualized client attention ensures that we can deliver unparalleled attention and care for you.

To find out more about Arrowhead Women’s Center, please do not hesitate to contact our team today. We are here to answer all of your questions about high-risk pregnancies, and our Glendale clinic is open for consultations to gain more insight into your personal case.  Please call us today to learn more about your own care during pregnancy.