Maternal-Fetal Medicine in Wilmington
Dedicated Care from Saint Francis Healthcare
Pregnancy is a time of great joy and anticipation for many women, but it
also can produce complications that can jeopardize the health of both
the mother and child. When these complications occur, maternal-fetal medicine
physicians (Perinatologists) step in to help monitor the health of both
the child and mother and reduce any risk factors the pregnancy may be
At Saint Francis Health Care, we are proud to offer vigilant, modern maternal-fetal
care through Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. If you have been referred
to our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department or you have questions about
our services or an upcoming appointment, call Thomas Jefferson University
Hospitals at 215.955.5000 today.
Our Maternal-Fetal Care Services
The Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals Maternal-Fetal Medicine Practice
offers comprehensive care for mothers who are either experiencing complications
with their pregnancy or those who are exposed to significant risk factors
as they navigate their pregnancy. Our goal is to safeguard the health
of both the mother and child and help ensure that the pregnancy progresses
in the healthiest way possible.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Maternal-Fetal Medicine Practice offers:
- Cutting-edge ultrasound technology (including 3-D ultrasounds)
- Fetal echocardiography
- Chorionic villus sampling
- Genetic testing
- Fetal therapies
Our practice also includes
Jefferson's Maternal Addiction Treatment Education and Research (MATER) Program for those expecting (and new) mothers who are struggling with substance
abuse. Services include family therapy, parent-child services, and obstetrical
care. These are outpatient services offered at several of our facilities,
including Our Family Center and My Sister's Place.
Additionally, our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Practice offers preconception
counseling for women and families who may have foreseeable complications
with conception or a resulting pregnancy. Our counselors can help these
patients understand their risk factors and how to reduce the impact they
may have on a pregnancy, should they proceed with one.
Have more questions about our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Practice? Interested
in making an appointment? Contact our friendly, dedicated team of professionals today.