This special program is designed for women with diabetes who are planning a pregnancy, and for women who develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy. Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists and members of theDEPARTMENT OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY partner with endocrinologists from the Kovler Diabetes Center to closely monitor a woman’s pregnancy in order to assure the best health for both mother and baby. This is an amazing program that utilizes the expertise of specialists in MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE, who have years of experience managing pregnant women and their diabetes.
Too much sugar (glucose) in the blood can be harmful to a developing baby. Whether an expectant mother already has diabetes before she becomes pregnant – or if she develops gestational diabetes during pregnancy – she should get specialized prenatal care to assure the best health for her baby.