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Perinatology

High-risk pregnancy patient

Perinatology is a subspeciality of obstetrics that focuses on the care of both the mother and the unborn baby in high-risk pregnancies. Perinatologists are also called maternal-fetal specialists. Our perinatologist works with you and your healthcare team to provide pre-pregnancy consultations. They will help you understand and care for various problems that may happen during a high-risk pregnancy. They can provide pre-pregnancy testing, as well as care during your pregnancy, and as needed after delivery.

Conditions Treated

A few common conditions treated include:

  • Medical conditions that may cause complications in pregnancy, such as high blood pressure or diabetes
  • Genetic counseling and testing for inherited disorders such as cystic fibrosis and hemoglobinopathies (blood disorders), as well as other reproductive genetic services
  • Prenatal diagnosis of birth defects, such as heart defects, Down syndrome and spina bifida
  • Obstetrical complications, including multiple miscarriages or history of premature births
  • Complications during pregnancy and after birth, including growth abnormalities and pregnancies of twins or triplets

Testing & Treatment Options

A few common tests and treatments include:

  • Nuchal translucency
  • Fetal anatomical ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Fetal echocardiogram
  • Fetal Doppler ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, 3D and 4D
  • Biophysical profile
  • Nonstress test
  • Transvaginal ultrasound
  • Cerclage
  • Genetic counseling and screening for inherited disorders such as cystic fibrosis, hemoglobinopathies

Our Providers

Our perinatologists have specialized training in maternal-fetal medicine and reproductive genetics. They are available to work closely with patients with high-risk pregnancies, as well as provide counseling and testing for genetic and medical issues pre-pregnancy.

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Related Services / Programs

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pediatrics

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