Treating Pre-Existing Medical Conditions
If you have a pre-existing medical condition, you may require additional obstetrical care and monitoring to ensure a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Our multidisciplinary maternal-fetal medicine clinics offer specialized high-risk pregnancy care for women who have one or more medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease or other gastrointestinal diseases, hematology (blood) disorders, infectious diseases, and mental health or substance use disorders.
To make an appointment at any of the specialty care clinics below, please call 617-667-2636.
Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy
Cardiovascular disease such as high blood pressure, arrhythmias or structural heart disease before, during and after pregnancy can pose unique challenges. Our multidisciplinary team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, nurses and social workers is dedicated to providing the highest level of care for you and your baby.
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Carefully managing diabetes during pregnancy is important to avoid complications. Our multidisciplinary team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists, nutritionists, nurses and social workers partner with experts at Joslin Diabetes Center to provide highly specialized care for women with diabetes before, during and after pregnancy.
Gastrointestinal Disease and Pregnancy
Managing gastrointestinal conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease and other gastrointestinal conditions during pregnancy can present unique challenges. Our multidisciplinary team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, nutritionists, nurses and social workers is dedicated to helping you from preconception through delivery.
Hematology Disease and Pregnancy
Patients with blood conditions can face unique challenges during pregnancy and delivery. Our multidisciplinary team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists, hematologists, anesthesiologists, nurses and social workers provide preconception consultations, as well as advanced prenatal, delivery and postpartum care.
Infectious Disease and Pregnancy
Complicated infections, including hepatitis A, B and C, travel-related diseases such as Zika virus and malaria, HIV and other diseases can pose unique challenges during pregnancy. Our multidisciplinary team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists, infectious disease specialists, nurses and social workers help coordinate care for during pregnancy for you and your family.
Mental Health, Substance Use and Pregnancy
Pre-existing mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse or eating disorders may pose unique challenges during pregnancy. Our multidisciplinary team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists, psychiatrists, nurses and social workers help optimize patients’ wellness during pregnancy and beyond.