Expert:Sarah Little, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital A pregnancy is considered a high-risk pregnancy if the mother or baby has a higher risk of complications. This can happen due to a variety of factors: Maternal agePre-existing conditionsConditions occuring during pregnancyMultiple births - twins, triplets or more Maternal age … [Read more...] about How can I tell if I’ll have a high-risk pregnancy?
There are many different types of health problems and complications that can arise during a pregnancy, and one of the most common is gestational diabetes. In fact, 2 to 10 percent of expecting women develop the condition. The American Diabetes Association proposed to lower the diagnosis threshold in 2011. This could increase the number of women who are diagnosed with … [Read more...] about Are you at risk for gestational diabetes? What are the symptoms?