Is Your Pregnancy High Risk?

  • You may have a high-risk pregnancy if you:

     

    A. Are age 35 or older

     

    B. Are obese or have diabetes or high blood pressure

     

    C. Drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes, or use drugs

     

    D. Had an earlier high-risk pregnancy

     

    E. Any of the above

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  • Which pregnancy problems can put your baby at risk?

     

    A. Diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)

     

    B. High blood pressure and high levels of protein in the urine (preeclampsia)

     

    C. Problems with the uterus, cervix, or placenta

     

    D. Certain blood type mismatches

     

    E. Early labor (preterm labor)

     

    F. All of the above

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  • If you are carrying twins or triplets, you have a high-risk pregnancy.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Your doctor can prevent health problems from blood mismatches.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which of the following is true about gestational diabetes?

     

    A. It is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy

     

    B. It often has no symptoms

     

    C. It means you may have a large baby

     

    D. It usually goes away after you give birth

     

    E. All of the above

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  • The only way to cure preeclampsia is by having your baby.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Treatment for preeclampsia includes:

     

    A. Bed rest, lying on your left side most or all of the time

     

    B. Drinking plenty of water

     

    C. Eating less salt

     

    D. Medicines to lower your blood pressure

     

    E. More tests to monitor you and your baby

     

    F. All of the above

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  • You can prevent preeclampsia.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Most babies born at 28 weeks don't survive.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Getting early and good prenatal care reduces the chance of premature birth and other problems.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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