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Maternal medicine

Maternal medicine cares for women who develop complications during pregnancy and labor. These complications may be present before pregnancy, discovered during pregnancy or related to pregnancy.

Maternal medicine assesses the impact of these medical complications on the progress of your pregnancy, and vice versa, in order to offer effective treatment plans that are suitable for both you and your baby.


We strive to prevent pregnancy-related conditions, such as preeclampsia and gestational diabetes. We also specialize in female health for mothers who experience a complicated pregnancy.

Our services

Our highly-experienced specialist in maternal medicine offers consultations for a wide range of pregnancy-related conditions and common health problems experienced during pregnancy.

 

Medical conditions

  • high blood pressure, also known as hypertension
  • diabetes and obesity
  • thyroid disorders
  • asthma and lung conditions
  • kidney and heart disease
  • epilepsy
  • autoimmune diseases, including lupus and Crohn’s disease

Pregnancy-related conditions

  • gestational hypertension
  • preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome
  • gestational diabetes
  • intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, also known as obstetric cholestasis
  • hyperemesis gravidarum
  • thrombocytopenia in pregnancy
  • proteinuria in pregnancy

Common health problems experienced during pregnancy

  • headaches
  • shortness of breath
  • heart palpitations

 

  • dizziness
  • itching
  • nausea and vomiting
  • stomach pains

When necessary, we adjust the medication for your medical condition so your treatment is safe to take while you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Maternal medicine monitoring and follow-up care

A specialist, such as your gynecologist or primary care physician, can refer you for care or you can make an appointment yourself.  

We offer advanced monitoring and follow-up care up to three months after giving birth. After this period, we ensure a smooth handover to your primary care physician for seamless continuity of care. We can also offer personal help and support for planning your pregnancy.

Multidisciplinary and comprehensive care

In order to deliver comprehensive health care during your pregnancy, labor and after your baby is born, we work closely with other on-site specialists from a wide range of fields, including:

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