10 Risk Factors for High-Risk Pregnancy

When a woman learns she is pregnant, it can be a time of great joy, excitement and anticipation. But, it can also be a time of anxiety, stress and worry if the pregnancy is considered high-risk. A high-risk pregnancy suggests that in order to have a healthy and successful pregnancy and delivery, extra care is … Continued

How Is Genetic Testing Done?

If you follow pop culture, then you may have heard how Chrissy Teigen and John Legend used genetic testing to choose the gender of their baby. While it can identify whether embryos will be male or female, genetic testing is useful for many other reasons, whether a woman is pregnant or not.Genetic testing is often … Continued

What Is a High-Risk Pregnancy?

In essence, a high-risk pregnancy is one that presents a threat to the well-being of the mother or the child. These types of pregnancies require specialized care from highly trained physicians to decrease risk and create the best chance of a healthier outcome.At High Risk Pregnancy Center (HRPC), our maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) subspecialists provide that … Continued

Holiday Eating While Pregnant

With the holiday season upon us, it’s important to protect yourself against harmful germs and bacteria in the kitchen. Even during the holidays, it’s necessary to avoid potentially harmful foods, as you should throughout the year. Below are a few reminders of common foods served during the holidays that you should avoid while pregnant. Turkey … Continued

The Dangers of the Flu While Pregnant

Contracting the flu is never welcome, and this is especially true during pregnancy. Having the flu while pregnant can increase the likelihood of getting a severe illness.  Your immune system is weaker while you’re pregnant and the demands upon your body are much greater. This increases your chances of contracting illnesses, and having them progress … Continued

A Team Approach to a Successful Pregnancy

The team at High Risk Pregnancy Center has been dedicated to the care and well being of mothers-to-be in Nevada and across the country for almost 20 years. With the unparalleled advanced procedures, technology and expertise we offer, you’re in good hands. Every member of our team is committed to ensuring the best possible outcome … Continued

Genetic Counseling Simulated Audio Sample

Having a baby is a time for joy and love. But past age 35, women planning to get pregnant or who are already pregnant are wise to be mindful of the genetic risks involved. They should also be aware of, and prepared for, the important step of genetic counseling. Below is an audio sample of … Continued

Skincare Safety During Pregnancy

Most pregnant women realize that once they are pregnant, it’s important to be more careful about the things they put into their bodies, as it can affect the health of their unborn baby. Though precautions like limiting caffeine intake and eliminating unpasteurized foods are important, many women don’t realize that what they put on their … Continued

HRPC Gives Back

Our team at High Risk Pregnancy Center believes that giving back to the community is a meaningful and rewarding experience that helps to make a difference in the lives of other people. We strive to be involved in our community to make our neighborhood a better place. Recently, our team at High Risk Pregnancy Center … Continued

Factors Leading to High-Risk Pregnancies: When to See an Expert in Maternal Fetal Medicine

Pregnancy alone can be a nerve-racking yet beautiful experience all at once. For many women, the pregnancy can be normal and low-risk, requiring only typical monitoring by an obstetrician. But there are some pregnancies that are high-risk and, as a result, require a higher level of care form maternal fetal medicine specialists dedicated to high-risk … Continued