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High risk pregnancy

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High risk pregnancy is defined as one which is complicated by factor or ractors that adversely affects the pregnency out come either maternal or perinatal or both. All pregnancies and deliveries are potentially at risk.

High risk pregnancies


       During pregnancy          During labour
  1. Elderly primi, more than 30 years.
  2. Short statured primi, less than 140cm.
  3. Threatened abortion.
  4. Antepartum hemorrhage.
  5. Pre-eclampsia.
  6. Eclampsia.
  7. Anemia in pregnancy
  8. Elderly grand multipara.
  9. Twins
  10. Hydramnios.
  11. Orevious intrauterine death of fetus.
  12. Manual removal of placenta.
  13. Prolonged pregnancy.
  14. Medical disorders along with pregnancy like hepatitis, thyroid disease.


  1. Premature rupture of membranes.
  2. Prolonged labor.
  3. Hand, feet or cord prolapse.
  4. Retained placenta.
  5. Post partum hemorrhage.
  6. Pueperal fever and sepsis.
  7. Premature rupture of placenta.