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Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

About Our Services

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment provides complete care — fetal diagnosis, prenatal management, delivery and postnatal care — for women carrying babies with known birth defects.

Our care is shaped by our belief that the fetus is a separate patient. Therefore, every member of our multidisciplinary team is an expert in caring for both unborn babies, their mothers and families.

Comprehensive care for mother and baby

We offer wide-ranging care for mom and baby including:

Full range of diagnostic testing

Accurate diagnosis and careful monitoring are essential to planning the most successful course of treatment for a full range of fetal diagnoses. Our program offers a full range of the most advanced testing modalities, including:

Latest treatment advances and options

The Center team is constantly working to refine and advance the techniques used to treat fetal anomalies before and after birth. Recent research and publications on various birth defects can be found on our publication pages.

Some treatments and procedures we use include:

Counseling and support

Contact us – we can help!

For more information or to request an appointment, call 1-800-IN-UTERO (1-800-468-8376) or use our convenient online form.

Updated: January 2012

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