Fetal Vasoreactivity in normal pregnancy

This study is being performed at Children's National Health System. We are trying to understand how the normal fetus controls blood flow to the different parts of the body such as the lungs and brain. We will measure your baby’s blood flow using the same ultrasound approach used by your obstetrician. We will test your baby’s control of blood flow by measuring the responses to changes in your (the mom’s), levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide. We will make these changes by asking you to breathe extra oxygen for short periods of time. If your obstetrician determines that your pregnancy is uncomplicated, you and your baby are eligible for this study.

Primary Sponsor:
Children's National Medical Center (CNMC)

Prinicipal Investigator:
Homa Ahmadzia, MD (MFA) and Laura Sanapo, MD (CNMC)

Contact Phone:
202-476-6413 (CNMC)

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