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High Risk OB

Are You At Higher Risk For Delivering A Healthy Baby?

If so, you're not alone. Women facing greater healthcare risks in pregnancy - either to themselves or their baby - deliver healthy babies every day. Tenet Health Central Coast is here to make sure you and your baby get the care you need, when you need it, even if you or your baby requires more serious care during and after delivery.

Do You Have Any Risk Factors Common in Higher Risk Pregnancies?

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes or lupus
  • History of pregnancy complications
  • Multiples - twins, triplets
  • Mom is 35 years or older
  • Bleeding during pregnancy
  • Fetal complications
  • Overweight or obesity
  • Addictions - smoking, alcohol or drugs
  • If so, we can help.

Give Your Baby a Healthy Start

A baby changes everything, and each trimester brings new questions. Even though things rarely happen just how you imagined them, there's no denying; bringing a new life into the world is one of the most beautiful things you'll ever experience. At Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center, we specialize in helping moms with greater pregnancy risks give their baby a healthy start.

Your pregnancy is considered high risk if you have certain medical conditions including:

  • Health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes or lupus
  • Family history of congenital abnormalities or genetic disease
  • History of prior pregnancy complicated by preterm birth or fetal loss
  • Multiple pregnancy (twins, triplets)
  • Bleeding during pregnancy
  • Maternal age is 35 years or older
  • Fetal complications such as problem with growth or infection
  • Addictions, including smoking, drugs or alcohol
  • Being overweight or obese

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