Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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Woman's provides a comprehensive program of perinatal care with the highest level of expertise and a quality environment to care for both you and your baby.

Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists work with your obstetrician to offer care for all types of pregnancy complications, including:

  • Premature labor
  • Premature rupture of membranes
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Maternal hypertension
  • Multiple Births

As a Level III Regional Referral Facility for obstetrical and neonatal care, we have a Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our physicians also travel throughout the region to other hospitals to provide care for high-risk pregnancies, including:

  • Lake Charles Memorial
  • Lake Area Medical Center
  • Thibodeaux Regional
  • North Oaks Medical Center (Hammond)
  • Our Lady of Angels (Bolgalusa)
  • St. Francis Medical Center (Monroe)
  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital (Covington)

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Our Team

Our team of specialists includes doctors and nurses with specialized training and experience in the care of high-risk mothers and their babies:

Our Services

High-risk mothers and babies throughout the region come to Woman’s for our medical expertise. We offer diagnostic tests and specialty services, including:

  • Amniocentesis
  • High-resolution ultrasound with color Doppler capabilities
  • Non-stress tests and biophysical profiles
  • Diagnostic tests for cystic fibrosis [link to: Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Testing], Tay-Sachs disease, sickle cell anemia and other genetic conditions
  • Educational materials on pregnancy and genetic conditions
  • Support services, including nutrition counseling, physical therapy, social services and genetic counseling