Maternal Fetal Medicine
You’re expecting a baby — congratulations! Just as every woman is different, so is every pregnancy. Some proceed along smoothly with no surprises. Others may mean that you and your unborn baby need some extra-special attention.
The Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) care team at Stormont Vail are high-risk pregnancy experts. They provide women and their families with the medical care, support and education they need to deliver a health baby.
If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant and think you may be a high-risk patient, talk to your OB/GYN about your concerns and if they would recommend you add a MFM specialist to your healthcare team.
Specific factors that may contribute to a high-risk pregnancy include:
Advanced Maternal Age
If you are age 35 or over
Using illegal drugs
Pre-Existing Health Conditions
High blood pressure
A History of Pregnancy Complications
Low birth weight
Unusual placenta position
Fetal growth restriction
Rhesus (Rh) sensitization
Susan & Loren Birth Story
Meet new parents Susan and Loren McMillan! Susan was unexpectedly diagnosed with gestational diabetes which changed the way she was going to need care. The Stormont Vail Health Mother & Baby team not only specialize in high-risk pregnancies, but they were able to keep Susan and Loren comfortable and calm throughout the entire 39-week pregnancy and after the birth of their son.
Hear how Stormont Vail Health has been there for the McMillan family every step of the way.
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