International Dexeus Forum - 44th edition
OBSTETRICS > MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE
“Pregnancy an underutilized window of future health of mothers and children”
Birgit Arabin, Clara Angela Foundation (Germany)
Physiologic adaptations during pregnancy unmask a woman’s predisposition to diseases. Conversely, women with a normal pregnancy have lower rates of subsequent diseases Consequently, maternal-fetal medicine specialists should have a key role in the prevention of non-communicable diseases by implementing a framework for patient consultation and interdisciplinary networks.