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.
The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. Our maternal-fetal-medicine team is devoted to providing the best care to you and your baby as we navigate our new normal and emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. Our specialists are 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. For in-person care, we've implemented new measures to provide the safest possible environment. Read our Safe Care Commitment.
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 an appointment today.
In this video, Dr. Nawal Nour, chair, Obstetrics & Gynecology, describes the risks of delaying OB/GYN care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Brigham team is here for patients seeking prenatal care and other OB/GYN services. Learn about the Brigham’s steadfast commitment to providing the safest possible environment for patients.
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 is a unique and exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. This is why women from throughout the region turn to the Comprehensive Care Center for Multiples at Brigham and Women’s Hospital for deep clinical experience, extensive support 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.
A MFM physician can monitor and manage medical concerns throughout pregnancy to ensure your health and a safe delivery.
We understand that you may have concerns and want to assure you that we are steadfast in our commitment to safely providing the care you need. Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists are available to connect with you in person and with Virtual Visits. To request an appointment, call 617-732-5130 or submit the form below.
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