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Maternal Fetal Medicine

With advanced training and experience in high-risk obstetrics and prenatal diagnosis, we manage complications in pregnancy, including multiple pregnancies, placental abnormalities, fetal anomalies, genetic disorders, nutritional issues and infectious diseases. We provide you and your family with the support you need to deliver a healthy baby.

Specialized care.

We offer a variety of treatments and services in the fields of prenatal care, genetic counseling, fetal diagnosis and management of high-risk pregnancies. We also coordinate a plan of care with our neonatologists before delivery to ensure seamless, integrated services for both you and your child.

We also provide preconception services for women with medical or family histories that put them at risk for pregnancy complications or for couples concerned about genetic conditions and disorders.

Conditions associated with high-risk pregnancies.

Women are considered at an increased risk for pregnancy complications because they:

  • are older than 35
  • have medical or surgical disorders such as heart disease, high blood pressure, pre-eclampsia, pulmonary disease, diabetes or other endocrine disorders, lupus, kidney disease, or gastrointestinal disease
  • have an increased risk of preterm labor
  • are carrying twins, triplets or other multiples
  • require advanced prenatal diagnostic procedures
  • have concerns related to a possible birth defect
  • have experienced recurrent pregnancy loss
  • have a maternal genetic disorder
  • are at an increased risk for adverse outcomes such as premature rupture of membranes and suspected fetal growth restriction

Enhanced care for diabetes in pregnancy.

Women with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes have a slightly higher risk for having a baby with a birth defect. Through our diabetes and pregnancy program, we carefully monitor women with diabetes to ensure they have a healthy pregnancy.

This may include more frequent blood glucose monitoring and medical appointments, adjustments to medications, and additional education on how to manage their diabetes.

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Locations

Contact Maternal Fetal Medicine

330-543-4500

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Maternal Fetal Medicine Center
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine Center, Akron
Considine Professional Building
215 West Bowery Street
Level 5
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-4508
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Amherst
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine, Amherst
Akron Children's Health Center
47185 Cooper Foster Park Road
Amherst, Ohio 44001
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Summa
Akron Children's Maternal Fetal Medicine at Summa
Summa Health System - Akron Campus
75 Arch Street, Suite 102
Akron, Ohio 44304
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Canton Aultman
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine, Canton Aultman
Aultman Physician Office Building
2600 Tuscarawas Street West, Suite 300
Canton, Ohio 44708
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Canton
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine, Canton
Mercy Medical Building
1330 Mercy Drive Northwest, Suite 506
Canton, Ohio 44708
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mansfield
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine, Mansfield
Akron Children's Health Center
1029 S. Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
Fax: 330-543-4508 Records
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Norwalk
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine, Norwalk
Fisher-Titus Park 2
272 Benedict Avenue, Suite B
Norwalk, Ohio 44857
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Maternal Fetal Medicine, Wooster
Akron Children's Hospital Maternal Fetal Medicine, Wooster
Wooster Community Hospital
546 Winter Street, Suite 100
Wooster, Ohio 44691
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Our Doctors/Providers

Physicians/Providers:

Jacqueline Cornell, MD

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

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Prabhcharan Gill, MD, FACOG

Maternal-Fetal Specialist

Laura Hlavaty, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist

Anhtuan Huynh, DO, FACOG

OB/GYN

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Michael Krew, MD, MS, FACOG

Maternal-Fetal Specialist

Jodi Regan, MD, FACOG

Perinatologist

Abdelaziz Saleh, MD, PhD, FACOG

Maternal-Fetal Specialist

Katherine Wolfe, DO, FACOG

Chair, Maternal-Fetal Medicine;
Director, Diabetes and Pregnancy Program; Maternal-Fetal Specialist

Mallory Zehe, PsyD

Pediatric Psychologist

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Jami King, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Jennifer Luli, MSN, APRN-CNP

Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

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Sue Nicholas, MSN, APRN-CNP

Certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Other Providers:

Laura Benedict, MS, CGC

Licensed, Certified Genetic Counselor

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Olivia Snyder, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counselor

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What Should Families Expect When They Come for an Appointment?

At Akron Children’s, your child’s health and safety is our priority. Please continue to bring your child for wellness visits, vaccinations or sick care appointments that keep children healthy. We want to assure you that we have taken additional precautions to ensure a safe environment for your child and family. The following are additional safety efforts, in addition to our normal cleaning protocols, that we are taking to help you be comfortable bringing your child to an appointment.

Masking and Other Safety Protocols

Akron Children’s has a number of safety protocols in place for our patients and visitors in order to provide a safe hospital environment.


Some of the Conditions We Treat...

gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia



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