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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists

For appointments at the Center for Advanced Medicine, call (314) 454-8181.
For appointments at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, call (314) 996-6000

Washington University Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists are experts in providing obstetric services to women with high-risk pregnancy.

When visiting Washington University’s maternal-fetal medicine specialists, Patients with high-risk pregnancy have access to comprehensive services, including non-stress tests, biophysical fetal assessments, ultrasounds, genetic testing and counseling, nutritional counseling, diabetes education, physical therapy and social work.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine services include management of high-risk pregnancy in women:

  • Expecting multiple babies
  • Experiencing pre-term labor or those at high risk for pre-term labor (such as women with multiple babies)
  • Cervical incompetence (a cervix that opens prematurely under pressure of the growing uterus and fetus)
  • With a history of second- and third-trimester pregnancy loss or stillbirth
  • With pre-existing medical conditions, including: congenital heart disease, chronic hypertension, kidney disease, auto immune disorders (such as lupus), organ transplants, clotting disorders and Rh-factor blood disease
  • With uterine abnormalities
  • With fetal anomalies and/or genetic disorders
  • With abnormalities of fetal growth

24-Hour High Risk Pregnancy Care

High-risk pregnancy can cause problems for both mother and child, and Washington University’s team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists stand alongside expecting moms throughout their high-risk pregnancy to promote a healthy outcome for both.

Washington University maternal-fetal medicine specialists provide 24-hour on-site care for high-risk pregnancies, and are recognized nationwide for their expertise.

Pregnancy doesn’t always go as planned, but with specialized care from the maternal-fetal medicine specialists at Washington University you can be assured that you are receiving world-class care from experts in the field.

Schedule an appointment today.