Ultrasound technician shows a pregnant woman with a high risk pregnancy an image of her baby on the monitor

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist

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From the first trimester to the last, every expectant mother hopes for a smooth pregnancy. Some women may require some extra support for certain things, such as:

  • Multiple fetuses
  • Chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease
  • Babies who are not developing normally

Baby cards at the Birthplace at MedStar Franklin Square
Baby cards at the Birthplace at MedStar Franklin Square

At the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Center at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, we have high risk pregnancy doctors who focus on prenatal evaluation and care.

Services they provide include:

Our team of specialists has performed numerous fetal diagnostic procedures, such as:

  • First trimester screening and nuchal translucency
  • Detailed fetal ultrasound (Level II or targeted), including Doppler waveform studies
  • Chorionic villus sampling (transabdominal and transcervical)
  • Placental biopsy
  • Amniocentesis
  • Fetal monitoring with biophysical profiles and non-stress tests

These tests can identify fetal chromosomal abnormalities, congenital anomalies and fetal growth abnormalities, as well as confirm a healthy baby.