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January 29, 1993 - Image 68

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1993-01-29

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ne of the most

in the care of high-risk pregnancy.

exciting times in a woman's life is

There are several ways you can

during pregnancy. As your body

access Sinai's High-Risk Pregnancy

changes and grows, so do your

Services. If your primary OB/GYN

emotions and excitement. But, if you

provider is not on staff at Sinai

are a woman facing a high-risk

Hospital, he or she could arrange

pregnancy, you may also have

for a consultation with a Sinai

feelings of concern and appre-

high-risk specialist. If your OB/GYN

hension. Your prenatal care should

is currently on staff at Sinai, he or

go far beyond standard medical

she is aware of, and probably

management, and Sinai Hospital's

already uses these consultation

High-Risk Pregnancy Services were

services, or may wish to request

created to help people like you.

ongoing shared care (co-manage ,

ment). Or, if you wish to have a

Could your pregnancy
be considered high risk?

your pregnancy care services

provided by a high-risk specialist,

this option is available to you.

A high-risk pregnancy is

one that places your health, or the

a caring staff of specially traine

health of your baby at a greater

nurses, clinicians, and technicians .. .

risk than normal. Are you over 35?



You will be supported by

a dedicated and compassionate

Do you have a pre-existing medical

these might have been considered

condition such as diabetes, lupus,

enormous obstacles to a healthy

or high blood pressure? Have you

pregnancy, but in the care of Sinai's

The expert team at Sinai

had previous premature labor

team of expert doctors using the

includes not only primary care OB/

or delivery, or cesarean-section

include physicians and nurses who

latest technology, your chances of

GYNs, but specialists who are

delivery? If so, your pregnancy may

take care of the need for pain relief,

a successful pregnancy could be

board-certified in their fields with

be considered high risk. In the past,

anesthesia and problems for the


additional training and certification

newborn baby.

Backed by a team of experts

group that helps make Sinai so

exceptional. In addition, 24-hour

in-hospital professional service

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