For women who need extra care for possible pregnancy complications, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health provides specialized prenatal services. We’re dedicated to providing the best possible start in life for your new baby.
Our knowledgeable, experienced team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists care for women with high-risk pregnancies. These specialists (perinatologists) are obstetrician/gynecologists (OB/GYNs) specially trained in high-risk pregnancy care. They consult with your OB/GYN or family practice obstetrician.
Our skilled neonatologists are physicians specializing in care for premature, fragile and critically ill newborns.
Several factors can cause high-risk complications for a pregnant woman or her baby, such as:
Our maternal-fetal medicine providers offer a comprehensive range of specialized services, including:
If you have concerns about your own health or your unborn baby’s health, ask your physician or midwife if a referral to maternal-fetal care is right for you.
Neonatologists and staff from Seattle Children’s Hospital work with our teams to provide continuous in-hospital care for critically ill newborns in our NICU.
We offer specialized care for high-risk pregnancies with our maternal-fetal medicine specialists. Your obstetrician or midwife can help you determine whether an appointment with one of our perinatologists is right for you.
Preparing for childbirth can be overwhelming. To help you get started, we’ve created a free downloadable guide that provides everything you need to know as you take your first steps toward motherhood with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.