high-risk pregnancy means that a woman has a greater
chance of complications because of conditions in her
pregnancy, her own medical status or lifestyle, or due
to external factors.
times, complications are unexpected and may occur
without warning. Other times, there are certain risk
factors that make problems more likely.
modern medicine advances, more and more information
becomes available regarding how diseases are inherited,
and parents are given different choices to make about
the health of their child even before he/she is born. In
some cases, a prenatal diagnosis can be made by testing
fetal cells, amniotic fluid, amniotic membranes and the
use of Ultrasound to detect fetal abnormalities in the