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The most common reason for a woman seeing MFM sub-specialist is that she is considered at risk for complications during pregnancy.
There are several reasons why a woman may experience complications during pregnancy, these reasons may classify her as high-risk and can be caused by medical and surgical disorders during pregnancy.
These disorders include, but are not limited to:
Healthy women may also need to see a MFM sub-specialist. The following are reasons a healthy woman without medical or surgical disorders may need to see a MFM sub-specialist, all of these reasons create the potential for preterm birth and complications: