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Expectant mothers who have a higher risk for complications during pregnancy are with the right team when they come to Crozer Health.
Specialists in maternal fetal medicine are available 24-hours a day to consult with other physicians and care for patients.
Comprehensive and Specialized Care
Crozer Health's experienced, compassionate perinatologists provide the most comprehensive and specialized care to women who are at-risk or who are experiencing complications during pregnancy, including premature labor. Our Perinatal Mental Health Program works with women on an outpatient basis to help them cope with the emotions associated with high-risk pregnancies.
Maternal Fetal Medicine Team
Our maternal fetal medicine group includes a team to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Perinatologists are a vital part of the team because they specialize in the identification, education and treatment of high-risk pregnant women. The team includes:
- General obstetricians
- Genetic counselor
- Specially trained nurses
High-Risk Testing Centers
When you are expecting, but are at a higher risk for complications during your pregnancy, you want only the best of prenatal care. You will find that care at Crozer Health.
Our testing center is located at The Center for Perinatal Medicine at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, Pa.
Your physician or midwife may refer you to the perinatal center for consultation services before and during pregnancy, as well as for fetal growth assessment and testing.
Visits to the center require referrals from a patient’s primary obstetrician or midwife.
For more information, contact your healthcare provider.
Our technical services include testing to monitor the health of your baby including:
- Biophysical testing
- Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS)
- Fetal echocardiogram
- Fetal invasive therapy, including transfusion
- First Trimester Genetic Screening
- Genetic counseling
- High resolution ultrasound
- Non-stress testing
Perinatal Mental Health and Perinatal Loss Programs
The Crozer Health Perinatal Mental Health Program at Community Hospital works with women ages 16 and over who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy and are seeking psychiatric support. Our multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, case managers, and licensed clinicians provide psychiatric evaluation, medication management, psychotherapy, and case management.
The Crozer Health Perinatal Loss Program offers services to parents experiencing a miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or neonatal death.