The obstetricians at MC&M encourage women to present for preconception counseling. This is especially important for women aged over 35-years and those with known medical conditions such as hypertension or diabetes.

A preconception consultation will involve a thorough history, examination, set of investigations, and potential referral to other specialist physicians. The aim would by to discuss the potential issues surrounding your medical condition and a future pregnancy.

A healthy lifestyle and folic acid supplementation is emphasised.