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Pregnancy Complications

For health conditions during pregnancy, count on us

Some medical conditions during pregnancy can affect your health. And others can affect your baby’s health. Some can affect both. So your team at VCU Health brings you unparalleled expertise and confidence in our ability to provide advanced care for you both.

We can serve as your primary care provider, or give a second opinion for conditions or concerns like these:

  • Birth defects
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Clotting disorders
  • Complications in a prior pregnancy
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart disease
  • Hepatitis, a blood-related disease
  • Hereditary conditions, or health conditions a baby could be born with
  • HIV
  • Hypertension, or high blood pressure
  • Incompetent cervix, which can lead to premature birth
  • Kidney disease
  • Placenta previa, where the placenta is not in the normal position, which can cause severe bleeding
  • Poor growth of your unborn baby
  • Preeclampsia (also called toxemia), which includes high blood pressure and other symptoms during pregnancy
  • Preconception counseling
  • Preterm (or early) labor
  • Twins, triplets and more (multiple gestations)

Learn more about our expertise in high-risk pregnancies and births.