KC Star: Saint Luke's Program Helps Pregnant Women with Heart Disease

February 13, 2017

Women with underlying heart conditions face increased risk of complicated pregnancies. The Heart Disease in Pregnancy Program through Saint Luke's Hospital Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists has the knowledge and experience these women need to have a safer pregnancy.

We can work with you at any point in your pregnancy, whether you’re still thinking of starting a family, recently received a positive test result, or are a few months along. You’ll get the expert care you and your baby need from our specialists.

“By bringing together a highly specialized, multidisciplinary team of cardiologists and Saint Luke’s maternal-Fetal Medicine Center perinatologists, we’re able to care for heart patients from preconception through delivery,'' said Laura Schmidt M.D., cardiologist Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute.

Read the full story in the Kansas City Star's Health Check section. 

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