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Pregnant with a history of child death and premature childbirth. What precaution to be taken this time?

my friend just found out she is pregnant and has had complications with both of her pregnancies in the past one ended up dying and the other was REALLY premature.... shes worried that shell have the same problems with this one and is looking for a high risk Dr. can you help me find one for her that is located in Fletcher North Carolina and would help her deliver at Park Ridge hospital?
Asked On : Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
Your friend needs to be thoroughly investigated before proceeding with this pregnancy.
Some possible causes that I can think of are -
autoimmune conditions like anti phospholipid syndrome
fetal hydrops
genetic or chromosomal anomalies
intra uterine infections
rare congenital syndromes
cervical or uterine abnormalities
thyroid disorders.
She needs to look up a high risk specialist, undergo thorough evaluation and proceed accordingly.
take care.
Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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