• Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • If your pregnancy requires more than routine prenatal care, The Birth Place at St. Mary-Corwin offers the resources required to give patients every medical advantage and to provide your unborn baby the best start in life. With an in-depth understanding of the medical and surgical management of high-risk pregnancies, our maternal fetal medicine team has extensive knowledge of prenatal diagnosis and treatment.

    Your doctor may feel you need extra care during your pregnancy for a number of reasons, including:

    • Pre-existing maternal medical condition in the mother, such as diabetes, autoimmune disease, thyroid disease, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, heart or kidney disease, and more
    • Overweight or obese
    • The mother develops a condition during pregnancy, such as diabetes or preeclampsia
    • Fetal anomalies, including abnormal fetal growth or chromosomal abnormalities, such as Down Syndrome
    • The mother experiences complications during labor, including premature labor
    • Multiple gestation (twins or more)
    • Pregnancy in teens or after age 35
    • Maternal history of premature labor

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