High-Risk Pregnancy in Leesburg
Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Centreville, VA & Leesburg, VA
If you have existing health issues that affect your pregnancy, you can find specialized care at Midatlantic OBGYN. Our obstetrics team offers comprehensive care for you and your unborn baby to ensure a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. If you may have a high-risk pregnancy in Leesburg or Centreville, call the Midatlantic OBGYN office nearest you or request an appointment online today.
What is a High-Risk Pregnancy?
A high-risk pregnancy occurs when there are new or existing health issues that affect either the mother’s health, the growth and development of the baby, or may increase risk factors for preterm delivery. Women in Leesbur or Centreville may have a high-risk pregnancy if they are older than 35 or younger than 17. Other common reasons a pregnancy is considered high-risk include:
- Heart disease
- Multiple babies
- High blood pressure
- Previous difficulties during pregnancy
The team at Midatlantic OBGYN offers comprehensive, customized care for high-risk pregnancies to support you throughout the time of your pregnancy, as well as during labor and delivery.
Care During a High-Risk Pregnancy in Leesburg
The obstetrics team at Midatlantic OBGYN offers a variety of services in high-risk pregnancy cases that focus on your health as a mother and the healthy development of your baby. You can expect to receive routine exams that monitor your baby’s growth, and you may need to visit the office more frequently than a pregnant woman without any risk factors.
Your OB/GYN may also recommend additional diagnostic testing, such as 3D and 4D ultrasound and fetal non-stress testing, to ensure you and your baby are healthy throughout pregnancy. Certain tests may be necessary if you have underlying health issues, like diabetes or high blood pressure, to confirm your condition is well-controlled with your current treatment and not interfering with your pregnancy.
The team at Midatlantic OBGYN also offers in-office services that focus on:
- Preterm birth
- Bleeding disorders
- Fetal complications
- Cervical insufficiency
- In-vitro fertilization pregnancies
The experienced physicians also offer resources for pregnancy loss.
Labor and Delivery for High-Risk Pregnancies
For cases involving a high-risk pregnancy, our team in Leesburg and Centreville works closely with you on a birth plan in the months leading up to your expected delivery date. They can assist you with either a natural birth or a cesarean section (C-section) based on your needs. The physicians also specialize in vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC).
While we work to prevent premature delivery, our obstetricians are also skilled in assisting you if you go into early labor, which can be common in high-risk pregnancies.
Contact a Leesburg OB/GYN to Discuss High-Risk Pregnancy
Ensuring you and your baby’s health is our top priority. To find out more about the services available for women with a high-risk pregnancy in Leesburg or Centreville, call Midatlantic OBGYN.