If you're at risk for preterm birth or complications during pregnancy, you don't have to travel far for advanced care. A Magee MFM expert provides in-person consults and treatments every week in Altoona.
Whether you're planning to conceive or you're already pregnant, she'll work with your ob to manage all concerns throughout your pregnancy journey.
Conditions our MFM doctor treats
Our MFM doctor sees women with existing conditions or conditions that occur during pregnancy, including:
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- Kidney disease
- GI problems
- Thyroid disorders
- Infectious disease
Other reasons to see a MFM specialist during pregnancy, include:
- Carrying multiples.
- Having had multiple miscarriages.
- Signs of a possible birth defect.
- Fetal growth problems (baby isn't growing as it should be).
Your ob-gyn or midwife can refer you to the MFM program at UPMC Altoona if:
- They find a problem with your pregnancy.
- You have a health condition that needs extra attention.
If needed, you can consult via telemedicine with a UPMC doctor in Pittsburgh who specializes in caring for babies with genetic problems.
Magee MFM Doctors Seeing Patients in Altoona