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A maternal condition is any disease or disorder in a pregnant woman that may affect the pregnancy or unborn baby.
The obstetrics experts at Dignity Health do everything we can to keep mothers healthy from preconception to postpartum care. If you have or are at risk for a maternal condition in the Bay Area, we want to help. Find a Doctor at Dominican Hospital or Sequoia Hospital today for personal care.
At Dignity Health, we treat a range of material conditions, including:
Maternal conditions can be caused by a variety of factors, including infection, injury, and genetics. Often, doctors aren’t sure why a woman develops a certain condition.
Some maternal conditions, such as Mullerian abnormalities, are congenital (present since birth).
Regular checkups and care during pregnancy can help prevent some material conditions. However, sometimes maternal conditions can occur even though you and your doctor have done everything you can to prevent them. At Dignity Health, our maternal fetal medicine specialists are trained in the diagnosis of both maternal and fetal conditions.
At each pregnancy care visit, your doctor checks your health and monitors your baby’s health and development. Most maternal conditions can be identified before birth, helping to reduce serious complications and increase you and your baby’s likelihood of a healthy pregnancy and birth.
Rely on Dignity Health to help you stay on top of your health during pregnancy to avoid maternal conditions in the Bay Area.