Learning you have a high-risk pregnancy can be scary, but expert OB/GYN Kelly Morales, MD offers you peace of mind. Dr. Morales has extensive experience managing high-risk pregnancies at her private practice in San Antonio. If you’re looking for a warm and compassionate OB/GYN who specializes in high-risk obstetrics, call or book an appointment online today.
High-risk pregnancies involve an increased risk of health problems that may affect you or your baby before, during, or after childbirth.
If you find out you have a high-risk pregnancy, don’t worry. Dr. Morales is highly skilled in high-risk obstetrics and helps you plan for a healthy and successful pregnancy.
Some high-risk pregnancies are due to preexisting conditions, while others involve issues that come up during pregnancy or childbirth. Several factors may contribute to a high-risk pregnancy, including:
The best thing you can do to stay healthy during pregnancy is schedule regular prenatal care appointments with Dr. Morales.
If you know you have risk factors for a high-risk pregnancy and aren’t pregnant yet, you may want to schedule an appointment ahead of time for preconception counseling. Dr. Morales can help you change certain lifestyle behaviors and reduce your risk of pregnancy complications.
Steps you can take to encourage a healthy pregnancy include:
Depending on your unique high-risk pregnancy experience, Dr. Morales may recommend specific tests to monitor your health and the health of your baby, such as:
High-risk pregnancies can cause a variety of potentially dangerous conditions that may affect you or your baby. As an expert in high-risk obstetrics, Dr. Morales works with you to reduce your risk of common pregnancy complications, including:
Understanding your risk factors for pregnancy problems can help you make necessary changes in your life to promote a healthy pregnancy and reduce stress. To learn more about staying healthy during pregnancy, call the office of Kelly Morales, OB/GYN, or book an appointment online.