Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center


General Information

MFM Consultation

OB Ultrasound

Genetic Counseling

Transfers & Phone Consultations

Inpatient Transfers, 24/7
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Phone Consultation, 24/7

MFM Phone Consultation
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Diabetes and Pregnancy

University Hospitals Experts Bring Innovation to Diabetes and Pregnancy Care

Board-certified physicians, diabetes nurse-educators and nutritionists at the Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center offer a new level of care with the latest information in diabetes education and clinical care. For women with diabetes, we offer the highest quality medical expertise and the latest in education, including:

  • Pre-pregnancy counseling
  • Educational services for individualized management and insulin therapy
  • Individual sessions to learn how to administer insulin
  • Individual sessions with our diabetes nurse-educators to learn how to test blood glucose levels using a glucometer
  • On-call staff with extensive experience in diabetes as it relates to pregnancy
  • An informal class for patients with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), explaining what GDM is, what risks it poses to both a mother and baby, and recommended treatment

Fetal Testing Saves Lives

At the Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center, physicians use special fetal testing and monitoring in pregnant women with diabetes, including the following:

Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center

Contact Us

UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital
Women’s Outpatient Health Center, Suite 1200
2101 Adelbert Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

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General Information: 216-844-3941
MFM Consultation: 216-844-8545
OB Ultrasound: 216-844-7881
Genetic Counseling: 216-844-3936