Prevention: at least 400 micrograms of folic acid daily beginning before and continuing through pregnancy. Pregnant women can prevent high risk pregnancy by having a proper immunization, healthy diet and maintaining proper weight, proper physical activity, avoiding drugs ( except the drugs being prescribed by the doctor ) , and seeing the doctor regularly.
The complications that happens during high risk of pregnancy is very common. Complications such as still birth ( after 20 weeks ) , fetal loss , and preterm birth happens very often if the mother is under 17 years of age. Complications between late teen and early 30's the risk of miscarriage and genetic defects further increases after age 40. Conditions such as high blood pressure, lung, kidney, or heart problems. Premature labor begins before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Higher risks such as certain infections, shortened cervix, or previous preterm birth. Maternal stress during pregnancy increases the risk of the child having a range of altered neurodevelopmental outcomes.