Maternal-Fetal Medicine

We offer expert care for the highest-risk pregnancies

Baylor Scott & White Health has an experienced team of maternal-fetal medicine experts, subspecialists and neonatologists to care for your patients’ high-risk pregnancies. And, in case further expert care is needed upon delivery, several Baylor Scott & White hospitals have neonatal intensive care units (NICUs).


Our specialized services include:

  • Comprehensive ultrasonography
  • Antenatal diagnosis
  • Amniocentesis
  • First trimester screening
  • Maternal serum screening for birth defects and chromosomal abnormalities (aneuploidy)
  • Percutaneous umbilical cord sampling (PUBS)
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Doppler assessment of the fetus
  • Fetal blood transfusion
  • Genetic counseling

Antepartum fetal assessment

  • Oxytocin contraction stress test
  • Biophysical profile
  • Non-stress test
  • Amniotic fluid index

Evaluation and management of:

  • Diabetes
  • Preterm labor
  • Recurrent miscarriage
  • Cardiac disease
  • Hypertension
  • Preeclampsia
  • Multiple gestation
  • Incompetent cervix
  • Birth defect

Refer a Patient

Use our online tool to refer your patient to a maternal-fetal specialist at Baylor Scott & White Health.

Maternal Transport Program

The Maternal Transport Program is for antepartum women in need of specialized inpatient maternal care unavailable at transferring facilities.

The team uses the most appropriate means of transport—including helicopter, ground ambulance or plane—to provide a safe trip for patients.

Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor Scott & White Health

Baylor Scott & White Health provides comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology services that range from screening for common women's health concerns to more advanced conditions requiring medical and surgical care.