Maternal Fetal Medicine
We Help Ease Your Fears
At the Center for Maternal and Fetal Care, our team of dedicated specialists delivers peace of mind to women and their families through coordinated, comprehensive and compassionate care. Our services include a multidisciplinary approach for the management of maternal and fetal concerns, with the goal of optimizing health outcomes for mom and baby. We also provide preconception care for women desiring pregnancy.
We offer top-quality outpatient and inpatient care for pregnant women who anticipate a delivery requiring a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
Our outpatient and inpatient center provides pregnant women with very high-risk medical or obstetric conditions and have the potential to need critical care services during their pregnancy or delivery.
Our 24-hour Labor & Delivery department is staffed with board-certified OBGYN specialists trained to care for high-risk pregnancies.
CHRISTUS Health has 24-hour availability to receive maternal transport.
At CHRISTUS Health, we provide women with comprehensive preconception and prenatal genetic counseling.
We offer high-risk consultation and comprehensive ultrasound visits through telemedicine.
Reasons to See a Specialist
Women may need to consult with a maternal-fetal specialist for a variety of reasons, including:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- High-risk pregnancies
- Pregnant women over 35
- Abnormal alpha-fetoprotein blood test
- History of pre-term labor and delivery and/or miscarriage
- Premature rupture of membrane
- Potential fetal growth problems