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Who are maternal-fetal medicine physicians?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Maternal-Fetal Medicine physicians are specialists in the OB-GYN field. They receive 3 additional years of schooling in high-risk obstetrics, in addition to the 4 years received in residency. They are experts in managing/treating women with pre-eclampsia, diabetes in pregnancy, and pregnancies with more than one baby. 

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