High-Risk Pregnancy

When pregnancy comes with high risks and complications, you'll find exceptional clinical expertise and advanced technology at Memorial Regional Hospital's Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Family Birthplace.

Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialists, or perinatologists, have specialized training in conditions that can create pregnancy complications, including:

  • Being overweight
  • Fibroids
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Lupus
  • Pre-existing medical conditions
  • Preterm labor and preeclampsia
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)

Mothers with high-risk pregnancies have the full support of related services such as:

Coordination of Care for Mother and Baby

Your baby will receive a specialized, comprehensive assessment through ultrasound. This allows for close monitoring of the baby's status and early identification of any problems in order to help optimize the timing, route and location for delivery. The MFM specialist also provides close follow-up care for moms after delivery.

Our team includes:

  • MFM specialists
  • Neonatal and pediatric specialists at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
  • Critical care, anesthesia and Adult Medicine specialists
  • Social services
  • Spiritual care providers

For more information about Memorial Regional Hospital's Maternal Fetal Medicine at the Family Birthplace, please call 954-265-5565.