If you have a high-risk pregnancy, it’s important to know what to expect and that you receive expert prenatal care. Schubert Atiga, MD, FACOG is a board-certified OB/GYN at Lifetime Women’s Healthcare with more than 30 years' experience working with women having high-risk pregnancies. If you’re in the San Diego area, call Lifetime Women’s Healthcare in Chula Vista, California or schedule an appointment online today to learn more.
Receiving high-quality prenatal care during your pregnancy helps protect the health of you and your baby.
At Lifetime Women’s Healthcare, Dr. Atiga and his team of nurse midwives and nurse practitioners work together to monitor your health and track the development of your baby to encourage a full-term delivery.
Dr. Atiga and his experienced team also provide specialized care for women who may want a vaginal birth after previously having a cesarean, and those who may be having high-risk pregnancies.
A pregnancy is high-risk if you or your baby are susceptible to developing health complications before, during, or after delivery. Factors that might create a high-risk pregnancy include:
Your pregnancy might also be high risk if you’ve had uterine or abdominal surgeries in the past.
Depending on the unique circumstances of your high-risk pregnancy, Dr. Atiga might recommend a variety of tests, such as:
Dr. Atiga also performs lab tests to screen your overall health and to check for infectious diseases.
Dr. Atiga has more than 30 years' experience caring for women with high-risk pregnancies. To help you have a healthy pregnancy, he works closely with you to prepare against and prevent as many risks as possible. This might include:
The team at Lifetime Women’s Healthcare also works closely with perinatologists who are specialists in high-risk pregnancies. If your condition becomes too complicated, Dr. Atiga coordinates your care with the expert perinatologist team at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns in San Diego.
Call Lifetime Women’s Healthcare or schedule an appointment online today to learn more about high-risk pregnancy care.