If you are contemplating a pregnancy, preconception counseling may be an option for you. Preconception planning involves a detailed discussion with a knowledgeable provider to discuss concerns about a potential pregnancy.

At MedStar Montgomery Medical Center, our specialists are experienced in providing information and counseling services to couples, and we can help you move ahead with your plans to expand your family.

You may be wondering if preconception counseling is the right thing for you and your family. Here is what you can expect to discuss with your health care provider during a preconception meeting:

  • Overall health of both partners and any underlying medical or surgical concerns
  • Previous pregnancy or infertility concerns
  • Medication use
  • Immunization and infectious history
  • Family histories, including genetic disorders
  • Concerns regarding exposure to any chemicals that may affect your pregnancy

Our staff includes specialists in many different areas of maternal and fetal health, including expert genetic counselors and maternal-fetal medicine specialists. For patients who live with chronic conditions requiring a daily medication regimen, our reproductive toxicologist can help determine the potential exposure of the fetus to the medications, and the risks and benefits of continuing your medication.


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For more information or to speak with a women's health specialist, call us at 855-546-1989.

Women's Health Specialists

Our top-notch team of professionals understand the special needs of women at every stage of life and are experienced in managing all aspects of a woman’s care. Meet our team of experts.

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Upcoming Classes & Events

We offer classes for women of all ages, mothers and mothers-to-be. Throughout the year, we also offer a "Meet the Docs" series to learn more about our individual specialists and our practice locations. View our class schedule.