High-Risk Pregnancy

A complex or high-risk pregnancy may bring with it challenges before, during or after delivery. Finding the source of the problem is a crucial component of treating a fetal condition early and comprehensively.

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What Is Amniocentesis?

If you are pregnant and at increased risk for certain genetic conditions, testing is available for you and your baby to help increase the likelihood of positive outcomes. One of these tests is called an amniocentesis. What Is an Amniocentesis Test? As your baby grows over the nine months of your pregnancy, they are surrounded… Read more »

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What to Expect With a High Risk Pregnancy

A high-risk pregnancy is a pregnancy where you or your baby may be at risk of complications before, during or after delivery. Some pregnancies become high-risk as they progress, while others are considered high-risk before the woman even becomes pregnant due to health issues.  If you have been diagnosed with a high-risk pregnancy, you may… Read more »

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Kicking the Spina Bifida Odds

Meet Uriah: The first baby in North Texas to undergo surgery before he was born. A quick online search of spina bifida — one of the most common birth defects affecting 1,500 to 2,000 American babies a year — generates phrases such as “not curable” and “damage to the spinal cord and nerves can’t be… Read more »

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What Is Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome?

Although Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome is extremely rare, when it does occur, it’s serious and life-threatening to both infants. Receiving a diagnosis of TTTS can be devastating and overwhelming, but educating yourself about what the condition is and how it can be treated can help you better understand what to expect so you can work with… Read more »

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