Prenatal and Postnatal Services

Henry Ford Diabetes Care Centers - Gestational Diabetes

(800) 277-2740 or (313) 874-7495
Locations: Clinton Township, Dearborn (Fairlane), Detroit (New Center One), Novi, Sterling Heights and Taylor

This program provides diabetes education to pregnant women with gestational diabetes. Small-group or one-on-one appointments with a registered dietitian are conducted at various locations. Topics addressed include glucose monitoring, risks of gestational diabetes, nutrition management and what to expect after pregnancy.

Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals

(586) 263-2410 or (800) 532-2411

Parents-to-be will find a variety of classes and treatments to meet their needs. These include:

  • Prepared Childbirth Series
  • Therapeutic Massage for Mom-to-Be
  • Reiki Energy Treatment for Mom-to-Be

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

(734) 246-9601

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital offers a variety of childbirth education classes including childbirth preparation, refresher, breastfeeding, and infant CPR. Call for more information and to register. A free breastfeeding support group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Birthing Center Conference Room.

Post-Partum Heart Program

(313) 876-4540

The Post-Partum Heart Program identifies ongoing cardiovascular risk in women with prior pregnancyrelated complications including hypertensive pregnancy disorders, gestational diabetes, and severe obesity.

  • Targeted clients are ages 18-40 years old and 8-12 weeks post-partum with a history of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, eclampsia, history of gestational diabetes, or a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 50.
  • Initial assessment includes a thorough risk assessment by a board-certified cardiologist, risk assessment labs for cardiovascular imaging if indicated, small-group nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian, and small-group exercise and healthy lifestyle counseling by a registered nurse.
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