Pregnancy complications like pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes can begin without warning.
Often women will have no symptoms, but these are conditions that can create long-lasting health problems for both mother and baby.
In Healthy Living, Courtney Hunter explains how some providers are using a first-of-its kind monitoring system for moms at high risk.
Dr. Simham says the remote monitoring program also helps with compliance after pregnancy, only about 40% of all women keep their post-partum appointments after they deliver.
Ninety percent of the women who were enrolled in the remote monitoring program during pregnancy keep their appointments.