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A high-risk pregnancy is one in which the mother or her fetus
is at increased risk for health problems. The determination of a high-risk
pregnancy is based on the mother's current health status, age, and pregnancy
history as well as the presence of a genetic disorder in either parent.
Specifically, a pregnancy is considered high-risk when a woman:
Current as of:
April 26, 2013
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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