Maternal Fetal Medicine/High-Risk Pregnancy
Mount Sinai's Maternal Fetal Medicine team assists expectant mothers with a history of complicated pregnancy or who have special concerns, such as multiple births, diabetes, high blood pressure, and premature labor.
Through our state-of-the-art diagnostic services and treatments, including 3-D and 4-D ultrasound, our board-certified specialists in maternal-fetal medicine work in concert with geneticists, neonatologists, pediatric cardiologists and other physicians to help you carry and deliver a healthy baby in a safe and supportive environment.
Our advanced ultrasound-guided procedures enable us to search for genetic, growth, and structural differences in the fetus. While many babies can be treated with medication, Mount Sinai can provide treatment through the womb, which can be lifesaving for both you and you're your child.
Mount Sinai can also helping HIV-infected pregnant women realize their goal of delivering a healthy baby.
At Mount Sinai, our first-trimester Down syndrome screening program and our prenatal genetics counseling program provide comprehensive clinical and laboratory services, such as chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis, to detect chromosomal abnormalities. In the event of a genetic defect, we provide you with comprehensive genetics counseling to help you make informed health care decisions regarding your baby.
Fetal Monitoring and Multi-fetal Reduction
Mount Sinai employs frequent surveillance of fetal growth, cervical change, and preterm labor when dealing with multiple births. We are highly experienced in multi-fetal reduction and selective termination.
Neonatal ICU Available for Emergencies
If your baby comes early or has special needs, our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a 35-bed regional perinatal center that cares for the most complex patients.
Our NICU specialists include neonatologists, pediatric surgeons, and pediatricians. The unit has more than 65 full-time nurses who specialize in newborn care, as well as social workers, lactation consultants, rehabilitation specialists, and respiratory therapists to provide your little one with the most advanced care possible.
We Can Help
To learn how Mount Sinai can assist you with your high-risk pregnancy, please call Mount Sinai's Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine at 212-241-6551 to schedule an appointment. Our Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine is conveniently located on the Upper East Side of New York City. Our team takes care of high risk pregnancies from preconception care through delivery. We can also work with referring doctors to take care of high risk consultations and ultrasounds and allow patients to continue with their own obstetrician.
Joanne Stone, MD
Division Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Perinatal Ultrasound
Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Maternal Fetal Medicine
Dr. Joanne Stone talks about Mount Sinai's outstanding high-risk obstetrics service.
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