High-Risk Pregnancy Care for Mom and Baby

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialists (perinatologists) and High-Risk Obstetricians are experts in the field of pregnancy complications for mother and baby. If you require high-risk pregnancy care, rest assured that you’re in skilled hands. The specialists provide our patients with a unique blend of family-centered culture and cutting-edge medical care to meet both mom and baby’s needs.

If your OB/GYN refers you to the high-risk pregnancy team, they are committed to working side-by-side with your physician to manage your care. In certain situations, your OB/GYNs could recommend that the team assume prenatal care to monitor your baby’s health. If that’s the case, they will take great care of you and your little one.

During your initial visit, the high-risk pregnancy team will perform a comprehensive assessment of you and your baby – including an ultrasound to help track your baby’s health and development.

The team manages high-risk pregnancies in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

Pregnancy Complications

The high-risk pregnancy team is trained specifically to diagnose and create a treatment plan for mothers with pregnancy complications.

In addition to high-risk complications, they also provide experienced care managing more common conditions such as:

In addition, our labor nurses receive ongoing education using Evidence Based Practice for ACLS, NRP and fetal monitoring.

Why choose Memorial for high-risk pregnancy care?

Memorial is proud to provide comprehensive care for our high-risk pregnancy patients. Our goal is to keep you and your baby safe and healthy.

We provide both inpatient and outpatient care for high-risk pregnancies, as well as:

Multidisciplinary Team-based Care

If you need more comprehensive care at any point in your pregnancy, we have adult, neonatal, and pediatric medicine specialists trained to care for you and your baby. We offer team-based care in a multidisciplinary inpatient setting, including:

Adult Medicine Specialists

If you are hospitalized at one of our three locations at any point during your pregnancy, our compassionate high-risk pregnancy team will provide around-the-clock monitoring for both you and baby.

We also offer our hospitalized moms-to-be access to online maternity classes and support groups. Many of our moms-to-be find it comforting to be a part of a breastfeeding class or Baby Care 101 class during their stay in the antepartum unit.

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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In case our high-risk pregnant moms need coordinated care from multiple pediatric specialties, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital provides on-site, Level II and/or Level III NICU care for newborns with complications at our three locations. If something unexpected should happen, some of the most experienced maternity staff, physicians and neonatology specialists are only footsteps away, around-the-clock.

The Wasie NICU at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital (connected to Memorial Regional Hospital) is a Level II and Level III, and one of only 11 Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Centers in Florida.

The on-site NICU at Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Hospital Miramar are both Level II.

Pediatric Medicine Specialities

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Learn more about Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital NICU.

Contact Perinatal Nurse Navigator

Not sure if you need Maternal-Fetal Medicine care? Our perinatal nurse navigator is here to help.

Call 954-265-9331 to learn more about our Memorial Maternal-Fetal program and all of the services we provide for our moms-to-be.

Breastfeeding Classes, Support Group and Lactation Services

Our board-certified lactation consultants have extensive experience in counseling breastfeeding mothers. New mothers can learn how to breastfeed successfully and how breastfeeding benefits their babies. Breastfeeding classes, educational materials, in-hospital support and breast pump available while you are at the hospital.

  • Memorial Regional Hospital Lactation Department: 954-265-4078
  • Memorial Hospital West Lactation Department: 954-844-9908
  • Memorial Hospital Miramar Lactation Department: 954-538-5181
  • Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital NICU Lactation Department :  954-265-7867 | 954-265-8282

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