Fetal medicine, also known as maternal-fetal medicine (MFM), focuses on managing health conditions/complications of a mother and a fetus before, during, and immediately after pregnancy. The high-risk pregnancies are assessed and managed by Fetal Medicine Specialists – obstetricians or gynecologists with additional training and board certification in high-risk pregnancy care.
Most pregnancies follow a fairly uninterrupted course, without any complications. However, some women experience medical complications that may put their health, their baby’s health at risk. Such pregnancies are termed “high-risk” pregnancies.
Obstetricians and Gynecologists at American Hospital Dubai provide a full spectrum of services, which include multi-fetal pregnancy care, consultations for recurrent miscarriages, genetic counseling, prenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy, preterm delivery care, and treatments for a range of other medical and obstetrical disorders during pregnancy.
Our fetal medicine specialists have extensive skills in managing high-risk pregnancies, which means any condition that may adversely affect the pregnancy outcome. Our competent FM Specialists can safely and effectively address the following medical complications of pregnancy:
The Obstetrics and Gynecology department at American Hospital Dubai offers a wide spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures to safely and effectively address fetal health complications. Fetal surgery becomes necessary when a fetal abnormality is discovered at an early stage of a pregnancy and has the potential to get worse as the pregnancy progresses. Our experienced fetal specialists perform the following procedures:
If you are aware that you have an existing condition while either trying to conceive or once pregnant, you should discuss this with one of our Gynecology Specialists at American Hospital Dubai by filling out our secure online form.