Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists at UPMC Magee-Womens in Erie, care for women who face high-risk pregnancies.
Whether you're already pregnant or planning to get pregnant, we work with your obstetrician to manage all concerns throughout your pregnancy.
Some women have health conditions that make their pregnancy at higher risk for problems or pre-term birth.
Other times, a problem arises during the pregnancy that needs closer attention, such as:
Your ob-gyn or midwife will refer you to the local MFM program at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital if:
Our experts will:
You can also consult with a UPMC doctor in Pittsburgh who specializes in caring for babies with genetic problems.
Trained specialists from UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital main campus come to UPMC Hamot weekly, so you don't have to travel to Pittsburgh.
Additionally, our telemedicine links with Pittsburgh to allow you have an ultrasound or other testing as well as consult with an expert in real time. Plus, if you need more advanced treatment and must have your baby in Pittsburgh, we can help arrange that care.
You receive follow-up care and monitoring as needed in Erie.
Our experts have received further fellowship training in MFM after completing an ob-gyn residency.
They can provide care for you and your unborn baby in complex situations.
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