Prenatal and Postnatal Services

Henry Ford Diabetes Care Centers - Gestational Diabetes

Clinton Township, Fairlane (Dearborn), New Center One (Detroit), Novi, Sterling Heights and Taylor

(800) 277-2740 or (313) 874-7495
www.henryford.com/diabetes

This program supports pregnant patients who have developed gestational diabetes.  A registered dietitian conducts small-group or one-on-one appointments at various locations. Topics include glucose monitoring, risks related to gestational diabetes, nutrition management and what to expect after pregnancy.

Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals

(800) 532-2411

A variety of classes and treatments are offered to meet the needs of parents-to-be, including:

  • Prepared Childbirth Series
  • Therapeutic Massage for Mom-to-Be
  • Reiki Energy Treatment for Mom-to-Be 
  • Breastfeeding Consultation
  • Cranial Sacral for Infants

Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

(734) 246-9601

A variety of childbirth education classes are offered including:

  • Childbirth preparation and refresher
  • Breastfeeding Consultation
  • Infant CPR  
  • A FREE breast-feeding support group that meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00p.m. in the Birthing Center Conference Room

Post-Partum Heart Program

(313) 876-4540

Works to reduce ongoing cardiovascular risk in patients with prior pregnancy-related complications including hypertension, gestational diabetes, and severe obesity.

  • Eligible patients are patients ages 18-40 years old, 8-12 weeks post-partum, with a history of gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, or eclampsia; gestational diabetes; or a Body Mass Index (BMI) of >50.
  • Initial assessment includes:  a thorough risk assessment by a board-certified cardiologist, 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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