Every family looks forward to a healthy pregnancy, but some pregnancies present unexpected challenges. At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, our high-risk pregnancy specialists (also called maternal-fetal medicine physicians) work closely with you through pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum months. After birth, our world-leading pediatric newborn specialists help even the smallest newborns thrive in our state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Together, our specialists offer expertise in every area of concern a family may encounter, with a caring and supportive team at every step.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may feel additional worry, but rest assured that Brigham and Women’s is here for you and your baby. Our maternal-fetal medicine team is available to connect with you for new patient consults, on-going prenatal visits and monitoring, and follow-up appointments, both from the comfort of your home through Virtual Visits and in-person as needed.
At Brigham and Women's Hospital, you can be sure that you and your baby are receiving the best possible care. Your high-risk pregnancy needs don’t stop, and neither does our care. Schedule a Virtual Visit today.
Starting with pre-pregnancy care and planning, our specialists in high-risk pregnancy provide personalized care and extra monitoring for women with many health needs including heart disease, blood conditions, diabetes, obesity, a history of infertility and other conditions.
Expecting more than one baby can be both exciting and overwhelming. This is why women from throughout the region turn to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for deep experience, extensive services and the most advanced care for multiples from pregnancy through delivery and beyond.
Turn to the experts for gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, disorders of the placenta, fetal abnormalities and other unexpected complications. We provide personalized care and work closely with you to achieve a healthy start for you and your baby.
Some babies, especially those born early, need specialized care after delivery. Our Level III NICU provides world-leading expertise in neonatology in an environment designed to help the most fragile newborns. Our capabilities and your love combine to help your baby grow and develop.
If you're pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant, you may be concerned about how infection with COVID-19 may affect your pregnancy.
In addition to closely monitoring the mother’s condition, high-risk pregnancy specialists track and may treat a baby’s developing systems.
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