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Centre for Obstetric and Consultative Medicine
Every pregnancy deserves special treatment, but when a woman with medical issues is pregnant, she needs special attention. The Clinic is staffed by an Internal medicine physician who is experienced diagnosis and treatment of medical problems in pregnancy. Though the main focus is on caring for women with medical needs, other medical issues are taken care. We offer preconception counseling for patients with medical conditions and provide consultations for pregnant and postpartum women whose care is complicated by a medical problem. Running clinic in the same center ensure good coordination with Obstetric Consultant and other healthcare providers throughout the care and assure smooth transition after delivery.
If you are a woman with underlying medical issues and you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy your health care needs are unique. Our obstetric medicine is dedicated to serving the special and diverse needs of women with the medical obstetric department. It is essentially staffed by Internal Medicine Physician who is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of medical problems in pregnancy. We also offer pre-conception counseling for patients with the medical condition. We provide consultations for pregnant and postpartum women complicated by a medical problem.
Examples of common conditions we evaluate and treat include
- 1. Hypertension (High blood pressure)
- 2. Diabetes
- 3. Blood clots
- 4. Kidney diseases
- 5. Thyroid problems
- 6. Asthma
- 7. Pulmonary diseases
- 8. Lupus
- 9. Heart disease in pregnancy
- 10. Seizures
- 11. Bleeding disorders
- 12. Obesity in pregnancy
We also evaluate and treat acute symptoms during pregnancy
- 1. Palpitations
- 2. Dizziness
- 3. Lower back pain
- 4. Shortness of breath
- 5. Headaches
We offer preconception counseling for patients with medical problems who would like to discuss how to manage their condition prior to becoming pregnant and address concerns they may have about their condition during pregnancy. Through preconception counseling our health professionals to help women optimize their health and plan a pregnancy. This may involve weight loss or weight management, medication management, smoking cessation to ensure that the most effective and safe medication is taken during pregnancy.
Postpartum follow up
Since your pregnancy is a stress test that can unmask an illness or predict a future disease. Follow up is important because every baby deserves a healthy mother for the long term.
We provide consultations for other medical issues referred by Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and other Specialists.