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Perinatology (Maternal Fetal Medicine)

Westmed's Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists are available to assist expectant mothers who may have special concerns, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and premature labor.

What We Do

Our advanced ultrasound units are staffed by experienced specialists who will carefully assess the genetic and physical health of your developing baby. We will work together to help you carry and deliver a healthy baby in a safe and supportive environment.

We also offer different testing options to identify various genetic abnormalities. In the event a genetic or physical concern is identified, we can help you make informed decisions through genetic counseling and coordination with other specialists in the region.

Services Available for High-Risk Pregnancy Management:

  • Mother’s pre-existing health conditions (high blood pressure, diabetes, etc.)
  • Multiple births
  • Pre-term labor
  • Prior pregnancy loss
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Fetal echocardiograms
  • Genetic counseling
  • Patient education and parenting programs
  • Counseling for women over the age of 35
  • Noninvasive prenatal screening

Why We Are Different

Your pregnancy deserves special attention. A high-risk pregnancy may take you by surprise, but our Maternal Fetal Medicine experts regularly address the medical challenges you may face. No matter what lies ahead, your family will have the guidance and support to navigate your journey with our caring professional team in an atmosphere of kindness, dignity and respect. Our center works in tandem with your obstetrical provider and birthing hospital to optimize your health and your baby’s well-being.