Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Maternal-fetal medicine (also known as perinatology) is a subspecialty of obstetrics that focuses on managing health concerns of the mother and baby prior to, during, and shortly after pregnancy.

8 Questions to Ask Your Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist

If you’ve been diagnosed with a high-risk pregnancy, you’ll most likely be scheduled to meet with a maternal fetal specialist. This first appointment can be a scary and stressful experience — but don’t worry, we’re here to help. We’ve put together some important questions for you to take to your appointment so you can feel confident… Read more »

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Zane’s Story: Overcoming a CDH Diagnosis

Before Zane was born, his mother’s obstetrician diagnosed him with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or CDH. Like most parents, Ana and her husband, Dustin, were both surprised and frightened by this diagnosis — it was something they’d never heard about during what had otherwise been a worry–free, second pregnancy for her. The family was quickly… Read more »

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What-is-Amniocentesis

What Is Amniocentesis?

If you are pregnant and at increased risk for certain genetic conditions, testing is available for you and your baby to help increase the likelihood of positive outcomes. One of these tests is called an amniocentesis. What Is an Amniocentesis Test? As your baby grows over the nine months of your pregnancy, they are surrounded… Read more »

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Comfort During Loss

Have you ever had someone in your life experience a profound loss? Did you immediately know how to comfort and care for them? If so, you are one of the very few. For most of us, when the people we care about are grieving, it is common to feel unsure of what to say or do.… Read more »

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