Pre-pregnancy counselling

About

We offer pre-pregnancy counselling with specialist physicians and obstetricians for women with pre-existing medical conditions who are considering a future pregnancy. We are only clinic in north west London offering comprehensive multidisciplinary pre-pregnancy counselling for a range of complex medical diseases and previous obstetric complications. We offer up-to-date advice on medication, and tailored management plans for antenatal care, labour and delivery for women with complex medical conditions, including diabetes, renal, cardiac, respiratory or neurological diseases. The service is advisable for women with complicated medical conditions who are contemplating pregnancy or in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, as it can influence pregnancy outcome. We are also happy to accept referrals of women with a previous complicated obstetric history who may wish to discuss their birth experience in preparation for a future pregnancy.

Conditions and treatments

We give advice and suggest amendments to treatment if necessary. We also give advice regarding optimisation of medical conditions prior to pregnancy and arrange any tests or investigations that are indicated. We offer advice and tailored management plans for women with complex medical conditions including:

  • Renal disease
  • Cardiac disease
  • Neurological disease
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic hypertension
  • Previous pre-eclampsia
  • Previous obstetric cholestasis
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Endocrine conditions
  • Respiratory disease
  • Obesity
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • All other complex medical diseases

Additional information

Clinical trials and research

There are several trials and studies taking place in the department, mostly relating to renal disease, hypertension and obstetric cholestasis. The patient can enquire about relevant studies if they wish and will be recruited if they fulfil inclusion criteria.

Education and elective placements

Please contact Miss Muna Noori on muna.noori@imperial.nhs.uk or Miss Mandish Dhanjal on mandish.dhanjal@imperial.nhs.uk for more information.


Contact

Outpatients appointments
020 3313 3561
Maternity helpline
020 3312 6135