What is a perinatal doctor?

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A perinatologist is a doctor who specializes in dealing with high-risk pregnancies. These doctors are trained in both obstetrics and gynecology, and they can help expecting mothers deal with complications in their pregnancies.

Perinatologists deal with a variety of complications during pregnancy and deliveries. Perinatologists can treat conditions involving the fetus, including arrhythmia, with fetal intervention or surgery. In women with pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes or lupus, the conditions may worsen and threaten the mother and baby. Perinatologists use special tests and treatments to ensure that both mother and child are healthy. Doctors also deal with complications like preeclampsia that are unique to pregnancy.

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