Your pregnancy might be considered high-risk for a number of reasons, including:
- You are younger than 17 years old or more than 35 years old.
- You are pregnant with more than one baby.
- You have had three or more miscarriages.
- Your pregnancy has been found to have an increased risk for a genetic condition or birth defect, such as Down syndrome, a heart defect or spina bifida.
- You had a problem in a past pregnancy, such as preeclampsia, seizures or clotting disorders.
- History of having a premature baby or found to have a short cervical length measurement