Rockwall OBGYN

High-Risk Pregnancy DoctorRockwall, TX

While women can take the necessary precautions and steps for a healthy pregnancy, there are situations and factors that can result in a high-risk pregnancy. In these cases, seeking proper care from an OBGYN is crucial to the health of both the mother and the child. A high-risk pregnancy doctor has the medical knowledge, tools and experience to help treat women with conditions that increase the risk of harm to the woman or child.

Dr. Theresa M Conyac, MD FACOG is a high-risk pregnancy doctor at Glow Obstetrics & Gynecology in Rockwall. Even with a regular pregnancy, the woman will need to make multiple appointments throughout to track the child’s development. With this specialized extra care, we can help take the health of this child and the mother into account before, during and after the pregnancy.

If you need a high-risk pregnancy doctor or wish to schedule an appointment, give us a call today.

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Seek a high-risk pregnancy doctor

Similar to how people who take care of their bodies and still get sick, women can start out with a healthy pregnancy and develop an issue that makes it a high-risk pregnancy. Thus, even seeking regular obstetrician care for pregnancy is important to ensure the child is healthy. There are a variety of conditions and factors that can affect a pregnancy.

A high-risk pregnancy can occur from conditions that exist before or during the pregnancy. With this in mind, here are conditions that occur before a pregnancy and can result in a high-risk pregnancy:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Problems with the lung, kidney or heart
  • STDs
  • Chronic infections
  • Family history of miscarriages or high-risk pregnancy
  • Age of the mother-to-be
  • If the patient has any of these pre-existing conditions, then they need to call us to learn more about how they can protect the well-being of the child. Even the age of a woman can affect the pregnancy. Woman under the age of 17 or over the age of 35 at the time of delivery will have a greater chance of complications developing.

    Even if a woman is not pregnant yet and only considering pregnancy, they should schedule an appointment with us. We can examine their health, determine if there are any pre-existing factors to monitor and provide treatment.

    Issues can arise during the pregnancy

    Pregnancy takes a toll on the body, no matter how healthy or fit the mother-to-be is before the pregnancy. Since there is always a chance for an issue to develop, the mother-to-be needs professional obstetrician care. Various health issues and conditions that can occur during pregnancy include:

  • Anemia
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Depression
  • Pregnancy-related high blood pressure
  • Hyperemesis gravidarum
  • The placenta covering the opening of the cervix to cause vaginal bleeding
  • Toxemia (Preeclampsia)
  • While women can struggle with diabetes or high blood pressure issues before pregnancy, the pregnancy can also cause these conditions to develop in patients who never struggled with these issues before. Fortunately, we can help to treat these issues and ensure the mother-to-be has the necessary care to protect her and the child.

    High-risk pregnancy treatment plan

    We will customize the treatment plan to the needs of the individual patient with regular appointments and checkups. At Glow Obstetrics & Gynecology, we understand the stress and strain pregnancy takes on the body. If the patient has any concerns about the pregnancy, growing child or other health factors, our team is here to help address all of them.

    During prenatal check-ups, our team will:

  • Monitor and ensure the health of the mother and child
  • Identify issues or concerns
  • Prevent other issues during pregnancy
  • More frequent prenatal care due to high-risk pregnancy
  • Treat issues that increase risk during pregnancy
  • Plan out and provide what the patient will need during the pregnancy
  • As a high-risk pregnancy doctor, Dr. Theresa M Conyac, MD FACOG will take the time to help the patient receive proper treatment and navigate the pregnancy process. We will help map out the necessary appointments and checkups the patient needs while also being available in the case of sudden health issues that occur. We will also prepare the patient for the delivery and go over what she will need to know ahead of time.

    Call us today

    If you need a high-risk pregnancy doctor or are experiencing various health issues, give us a call today at (972) 722-2526 and schedule an appointment. We can address any concerns and help you find the support you need to get through this pregnancy. There is no reason to face these issues without professional care, so reach out to us today, and invest in a brighter future for you and your child.

    Contact Us

    Glow Obstetrics & Gynecology is located at
    6705 Heritage Pkwy Suite 102
    Rockwall, TX
    75087

    (972) 722-2526