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Maternal-Fetal Medicine

From preconception to postpartum, Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers care for families in pregnancy in both high risk and low-risk situations.

From preconception to postpartum, Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers care for families in pregnancy in both high risk and low-risk situations. We work with your Obstetric provider and a variety of other medical specialists to ensure that we identify pregnancies with maternal or fetal complications.  If complications are identified we help to develop a plan of care that is best for the family and optimize outcomes.

We may be asked to see women for:

  • Routine pregnancy screening including
    • Ultrasound
    • Genetic screening
  • Medical complications in the mother such as
    • Diabetes
    • Hypertension
    • Kidney disease
    • Autoimmune conditions
    • Blood clots
    • Advanced maternal age (age 35 or older on the due date)
  • Those with previous pregnancies with complications such as
    • Preeclampsia
    • Preterm labor
    • Cervical insufficiency
    • Pregnancy losses or stillbirth
    • Fetal genetic conditions
    • Birth defects
  • Fetal conditions including
    • Chromosomal abnormalities like Down syndrome
    • Birth defects
  • Complications in the current pregnancy including
    • Multiple gestations (twins, triplets, or more)
    • Gestational diabetes
    • Gestational Hypertension or Preeclampsia
    • Preterm labor

Services we provide

  • Consultation and co-management of pregnancies with complications including care coordination with other medical specialists
  • Genetic counseling
  • Preconception counseling
  • Genetic screening tests
  • Screening ultrasound
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis – diagnostic and therapeutic
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Fetal fluid drainage or shunt placement
  • Intrauterine fetal transfusion
  • Cervical cerclage
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