Conditions and Treatment

A vast range of conditions can be treated before birth

Birth defects are most often managed with medical therapy during pregnancy or immediately after birth with surgery. However, there are several anatomic abnormalities that can be corrected before a child is born. These decisions are often made in order to reduce some of the life-threatening or devastating consequences of the condition.

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The following surgeries are performed postnatal (after birth) at Woman’s by pediatric surgery specialists on staff:

  • Cleft lip/ Cleft palate
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
  • Congenital heart block
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Fetal cardiac arrhythmia
  • Hypoplastic left heart syndrome
  • Fetal chylothorax or hydrothorax