• Pediatric Disease and Pregnancy

    When High-Risk Babies Later Have High-Risk Pregnancies

    The Pediatric Disease and Pregnancy (PDAP) Clinic provides care for women who have had pediatric health conditions and are now pregnant or considering pregnancy.

    The PDAP team coordinates with maternal-fetal specialists in high-risk obstetrics and collaborates with specialists in other disciplines to provide a comprehensive approach to treating the medical, social, emotional and educational concerns you may face.

    The diagnostic, therapeutic and consulting services offered at the PDAP clinic include prepregnancy and prenatal evaluation, counseling, consultation, coordinated antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum plans, and appropriate referrals for women with conditions that can affect pregnancy, such as:

    • Cystic fibrosis 
    • Sickle cell anemia 
    • Pediatric cancers 
    • Blood diseases 
    • Colorectal malformations 
    • Inflammatory bowel disease 
    • Pediatric transplants 
    • Cardiac diseases such as CDH, CHD, cardiomyopathy 
    • Endocrine disorders

    Our team includes maternal-fetal medicine specialists from the Cincinnati Fetal Center, who work in collaboration with staff from the maternal-fetal medicine divisions of Good Samaritan Hospital and University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Our team is nationally recognized for comprehensive management of complicated pregnancies and is committed to providing personalized care for each mother’s specific needs.

    The clinic is located in the Fetal Center at Cincinnati Children’s. Appointments can be scheduled through the Fetal Center at 513-636-9608.