Care for Pregnancy Complications

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Expert Care If Pregnancy Complications Arise

When unexpected pregnancy complications arise, it is reassuring to know that Brigham and Women’s Hospital — with deep history and experience in caring for mothers and babies — has experts to treat your condition. Our maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) physicians are specialists in high-risk pregnancy and provide personalized care for women who have one or more medical conditions. They work closely with you to achieve a healthy start for you and your baby. Our MFM experts carefully track fetal growth and development, monitor and adjust your medications and attend to all pregnancy needs, in partnership with Brigham Health’s world-renowned specialists in any condition that can complicate a pregnancy.

Our Safe Care Commitment

The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our top priority. We know that COVID-19 will be with us for the foreseeable future, so we're taking a comprehensive approach to provide you and your baby the safest possible environment. Read our Safe Care Commitment.

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 office visits.

Your high-risk pregnancy needs don’t stop, and neither does our care. Schedule an appointment today.

Gestational Diabetes

Surprised by pregnancy-related diabetes? Our knowledgeable team provides guidance and support to keep your blood sugar in check with healthy eating, physical activity and medication if needed. We even continue to help you after delivery to minimize health risks going forward.

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Preeclampsia

High blood pressure that develops after the 20th week of pregnancy can pose risks to mother and baby, including early delivery. Our physicians and nutritionists provide care and coaching for your individual needs, to keep you comfortable and on track for a healthy birth.

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Disorders of the Placenta

Occasionally, the placenta attaches too deeply or grows in dangerous ways. To ensure your health and your baby’s, our experts in placenta accreta, placenta previa and other irregularities monitor your pregnancy closely and take all precautions for a safe delivery.

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Fetal Abnormalities

The Center for Fetal Medicine and Prenatal Genetics comprehensively assesses and treats inherited conditions, with compassionate support for families. Programs include fetal therapy, fetal cardiac intervention, close surveillance and genetic counseling at multiple locations.

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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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