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Expectant mothers, as well as women with certain medical conditions who are preparing for pregnancy, may be referred for specialized perinatal care (Maternal-Fetal Medicine). There are many, varied circumstances that benefit from a perinatal consultation ranging from underlying, pre-existing medical concerns to unexpected complications that occur during pregnancy. These include:

Maternal medical conditions:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Preeclampsia
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney or gastrointestinal disease
  • Infectious diseases

Reproductive history:

  • Recurrent pre-term labor and delivery
  • Cervical incompetence
  • History of miscarriages or stillbirth
  • Past fetal abnormalities
  • Family history of birth defects or genetic diagnoses

Pregnancy related risk factors:

  • Multiple gestation (twins, triplets)
  • Ultrasound abnormalities
  • Signs of fetal growth restriction
  • Medication use

The providers at Fetal Diagnostic Center are recognized leaders in helping women with complex pregnancies. We help parents effectively manage these risk factors to ensure the best possible outcome for mom and baby.

Our services involve advanced assessments designed to help evaluate every pregnancy for potential risk factors, diagnose and monitor complicated pregnancies, and assist in helping families transition their prenatal care to delivery to optimize pregnancy outcomes.

The providers at Fetal Diagnostic Center use a team approach to medicine. Our specialists work together to help you and your family make the best decisions and follow the course that’s right for you and your baby. We tailor care for each family’s situation and are committed to providing the best outcome for all pregnancies.

Let our knowledgeable, experienced team focus on managing any pregnancy risk factors while you focus on the joys of parenthood. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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