Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center Offers Exceptional Preconception Care for Best Outcomes
University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital’s Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center provides superb preconception care that optimizes a woman’s health prior to conception. In consultation with a woman’s health care provider, we work to optimize control of her condition and select medications that minimize fetal effect to improve outcomes the woman and her baby. Our board-certified doctors know that healthier women have better pregnancy outcomes.
For example, there is a strong relationship between poor blood sugar control and birth defects and other adverse pregnancy outcomes. Our board-certified physicians see women before they conceive to help them optimize blood sugar control and reduce the risks during pregnancy.
Preconception Care Optimizes Health
Preconception care at the Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center is increasingly important for women with medical conditions such as: