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Babies are healthiest when perinatal diabetes is managed early on during pregnancy, as prenatal treatment can reduce certain risks and produce optimal outcomes.
At Inspira, we provide diabetic mothers with all the tools, educational materials and support they need to manage their condition. Your obstetrician will work with other providers specializing in high-risk pregnancies as well as endocrinologists to provide best-in-class care to you and your baby.
In most cases, perinatal diabetes can be managed with diet alone or diet and medication. If you have type 1 diabetes, pregnancy will affect your insulin usage. If you have type 2 diabetes, you’ll need to make dietary and lifestyle adjustments to ensure your pregnancy goes according to plan.
Without proper prenatal care, babies born to diabetic mothers are at risk for:
We combine cutting-edge perinatal medical technology with a human touch, allowing us to provide excellent care to both mother and baby. Whether your risk occurs during pregnancy or after delivery, our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to care for you, regardless of what your special needs may be. Our partnership with the Penn Maternal Fetal Medicine team means that board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians, who are well-versed in the latest maternal-fetal medicine techniques, are available 24/7. These specialists are trained with advanced prenatal technologies and will collaborate with you and your provider to increase your chances for a successful pregnancy.
Our experienced staff of maternal-fetal medicine specialists work side-by-side with obstetricians, specially trained nurses and nurse practitioners to offer comprehensive care for high-risk mothers and their babies. Your obstetric team will be by your side from the moment you enter the delivery room until you’re ready to go home with your newborn. Healthy families start with healthy mothers, which is why we take a holistic family-friendly approach to maternal-fetal medicine.
Inspira has partnered with Nemours Children’s Health to provide neonatal, pediatric and emergency care for children. Teaming up with Nemours allows Inspira to offer an advanced level of pediatric specialty care to families. Access to Nemours at Inspira is currently available 24/7 at Inspira’s Medical Centers in Vineland and Mullica Hill.
Inspira’s reproductive specialists are more than medical professionals, they’re sources of support for you and your loved ones. All of our staff, from our obstetricians to our nurses, are specially trained to manage what for many can be a stressful time. We empower patients with knowledge about their fertility issues and provide them with dedicated emotional support throughout their journey. We are always there to answer tough questions and walk you through the process at a pace that’s suitable for you.
Inspira Medical Centers in Elmer, Vineland and Mullica Hill all meet high standards when it comes to quality maternity services while maintaining their own unique environments. Together they welcome more than 3,000 babies each year.
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