Maternal Fetal Medicine in Dubai

An overview:

Fetal medicine, or maternal-fetal medicine (MFM), is recommended by fetal medicine specialists such as obstetricians and gynecologist to manage a mother’s and her baby’s health complications before, during, and immediately after pregnancy.

Fetal medicine specialists have additional training and board certification in handling high-risk pregnancies.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

Why is it needed?

Most pregnancies are fairly simple. However, some may convert to complex or high-risk pregnancies in progressing trimesters. Maternal-fetal medicines help to counter the complexity caused by pregnancy and keep both mother and fetus safe. 

Factors that can cause a high-risk pregnancy

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Conditions treated by our Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist in Dubai

Our fetal medicine specialists in Dubai have extensive skills and experience in managing high-risk pregnancies. Our competent FM specialists can safely treat the following medical complications of pregnancy such as:

  • High blood pressure ( hypertension)
  • Diabetes 
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Thyroid gland fluctuations
  • Clotting disorders
  • Kidney or gastrointestinal disease
  • Preeclampsia 
  • Infectious diseases
  • Obesity
  • Lupus 
  • Women with experience of pre-term births, stillbirth, pre-eclampsia, or recurrent miscarriages
  • Multiple gestations (having twins, triplets, or other multiples)
  • Fetal abnormalities such as growth restriction, congenital anomalies, fetal anemia, and other conditions

Treatment with Maternal-fetal medicine

Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist in Dubai suggests various diagnostic tests to recommend accurate fetal medicine treatment. The diagnostic procedure includes:

  • Obstetrical detailed anatomy scan
  • Fetal Doppler (umbilical, middle, cerebral, DV, DA)
  • Fetal Echocardiography 

These diagnostic tests obtain anatomical scans of the fetus and examine its holistic growth and development. In addition, our obstetrics and specialist recommend fetal medicine to counter complications upon seeing any anomalies. 


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In rarest cases, fetal surgery may be necessary to correct fetal abnormality discovered with the above tests. These surgical treatments are administered early in pregnancy to prevent the pregnancy from worsening. Some invasive procedures include:

Invasive Procedures:

Dr. Mustafa Aldam, a renowned maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Dubai

Dr. Mustafa Aldam is a highly revered,  board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist in the region with 20+ years of experience. He is highly skilled in obstetrics and dedicated to doing his best for women’s health and reproduction. Dr. Mustafa and his team are adept in handling complex pregnancies and provide multi-fetal pregnancy care, prenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy, and preterm delivery care. He also provides consultations for recurrent miscarriages, genetic counseling, and other treatments for high-risk pregnancies.

Pregnancy is a milestone journey in a woman’s life. Consult Dr. Mustafa to have a smooth pregnancy.