Maternal-Fetal Medicine consultation is helpful whenever a pregnancy is complicated by medical, obstetrical, genetic conditions, ultrasound abnormalities, medication/drug exposure, or other conditions that can potentially affect the fetus. Medical complications of pregnancy include any medical or surgical condition that has the potential of affecting the developing fetus. Examples include Diabetes, Hypertension (high blood pressure), heart diseases, thyroid diseases (Grave’s disease, hyperthyroidism, etc.), Connective tissue disorders (Lupus, arthritis, scleroderma, etc.), asthma, pneumonia, kidney stones, kidney infections, hepatitis, infections (HIV, syphilis, etc.), cancer, and many other conditions.