High Risk Pregnancy
in Miami, Florida

The team at My OB/GYN Specialists understands that pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life. A high-risk pregnancy, however, can also be incredibly stressful, which is why Dr. Alejandra Angel, Dr. Arin Saldana and Dr. Finazzo offer comprehensive care for women in the Miami area with high-risk pregnancies. You can rest assured that you and your baby’s health are their top priority, and that you’ll always have access to medical expertise as you move closer to motherhood. Call the office or book an appointment online to get the care you need today.


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High Risk Pregnancy Q & A

A high-risk pregnancy occurs when there’s an elevated risk of complications for either mother or child. There are a number of factors that can cause your pregnancy to be considered high risk, including but not limited to:

  • Being over 35 or under 17 years old
  • Advanced maternal age
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Human immunodeficiency disease (HIV)
  • Previous miscarriages
  • Carrying multiples (twins, triplets, etc.)

It’s important to understand that not every woman who has a high-risk pregnancy will experience complications. It simply means that you need additional monitoring as you near your due date.

Even if you’re not currently pregnant, but you’re thinking about adding to your family and you suspect that your pregnancy may be classified as high risk, contact My OB/GYN Specialists in advance to learn how you can prepare for a healthy and enjoyable pregnancy.

Your obstetrician at My OB/GYN Specialists keeps a close eye on your health as you move through the stages of your pregnancy. You might need to come in for more frequent exams, and additional testing may be required to ensure that both you and your child are healthy.

Part of managing a high-risk pregnancy involves following the advice of your specialist when it comes to lifestyle modifications. You may be advised to make dietary changes, get more or less exercise, and avoid exposure to cigarette smoke or toxic substances.

Many women with high-risk pregnancies require more frequent ultrasounds to check fetal development. These exams are painless, take little time, and provide your doctor with a wealth of information that can help guide your care.

If your baby shows signs of distress or developmental issues, you may need to work with a perinatologist or other fetal medicine specialist. In those cases, your obstetrician can refer you to a specialist and work with that professional to coordinate your care.

When the time comes to welcome your baby into the world, your expert obstetrician at My OB/GYN Specialists is available to deliver your child. Knowing that your delivery will be handled by the doctor you know and trust can provide a deep peace of mind during a high-risk pregnancy.

To learn more about how the experienced team at My OB/GYN Specialists approaches high-risk pregnancy, schedule an appointment today.

Patient Feedback

“I truly enjoyed my experience with Dr. Angel. She’s a good listener and took the time to ask me questions about how I was feeling. The office staff is attentive and the place is immaculate. I highly recommend Dr. Angel!”

Sara G.

“First time visiting this office and it was very good. Everyone was very kind and helpful. The place was very clean and nice. Doctor Alejandra Ángel took the time to listen to everything I had to say. She answered all my questions and was very professional. The overall experience was excellent. I definitely made the right choice by coming to this new office/doctor.”

Claudia S.

“I had a really great first experience with Dr. Saldana! She is very personal and helps you feel comfortable in what can be an awkward situation. The atmosphere is so inviting and almost feels like you are at the spa. Would highly recommend for those reasons alone”

Elizabeth C.

“Dr. Saldana has an excellent personable demeanor which made me feel very comfortable and at ease. I have been searching for a female gynecologist of her caliber and thank goodness I finally met her today.”

Linda S.

“Incredible bedside manners! Dr. Saldana was extremely helpful and understanding with all of my concerns. Not only did she concern herself with what I was at her office for, but also recommended other very helpful guides for my other issues. Rest assured I’m in good professional hands with a wonderful human being. The office personnel was also very delightful.”

Ris F.

“This review is for Dr. Alejandra Angel. She is an amazing doctor. She took good care of me during my pregnancy, was very patient, I never felt rushed during my appointments, she always listened and explained very well any questions that I had. She made my first delivery experience a nice one. I would definitely recommend her to anyone who would like to have a nice and smooth experience. If you are looking for a doctor who genuinely cares about you and your baby, you should look no further. She is the one to go. I really like her and her attitude. She is a great doctor.”

Yanelis G.

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