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Maternal Fetal Medicine Services

Gynecologic Care in Washington DC & Bethesda

MFM evaluations, assessments and management of medical complications including:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure (Hypertension)
  • Lupus
  • Multiple gestation
  • Prior pre-term birth
  • Prior still birth
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thrombophilias
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Obesity
  • Fibroids and uterine abnormalities

Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
  • First trimester/Nuchal translucency screening (for aneuploidy i.e Down syndrome)
  • Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS/cell free DNA)
  • Second trimester/multiple market aneuploidy screening
  • Alpha-fetoprotein (neural tube defect)

Genetic Counseling and Carrier Screening:

  • Advanced maternal age
  • Family history
  • Heritage-based and expanded carrier screening
  • Discussion of abnormal results
  • Coordination of specialized testing
  • Referral and coordination for abnormal prenatal diagnosis

High Resolution Ultrasound Examinations and Fetal Monitoring including:

  • Comprehensive evaluations for:
    • Placenta previa
    • Pregnancy tumor/molar pregnancy
    • Evaluation of amniotic fluid volume (oligo/polyhydramnios)
    • Intrauterine growth restriction
    • Assessment of fetal growth and anatomy
    • Suspicion of genetic/chromosomal abnormalities
  • 3D/4D anatomy
  • Biophysical profile/Non-stress testing
  • Non-stress/contraction stress tests (fetal heart rate testing)

Preconception Counseling

Hospital Referrals