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Specialists in maternal fetal medicine have two to three years of additional formal education as well as clinical knowledge and experience in the obstetrical, medical, genetic and surgical complications of pregnancy and their effects on mother and child. They have advanced training in dealing with complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures during pregnancy.
FirstHealth UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine at FirstHealth Moore Regional can assist in the care of your obstetric and gynecologic patients.
Conditions evaluated and/or treated may include:
Maternal medical conditions such as:
Medical complications in pregnancy such as:
Previous fetal demise
Maternal family history of:
Other inherited or familial disorders
Prenatal genetic testing and consultation counseling
AFP blood test
Antenatal serum screening
The need for diagnostic fetal testing procedure(s) or other in utero therapeutic techniques such as:
Fetal bladder stent placement
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
Amniocentesis for maternal age or other factors