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Inspira’s team of maternal-fetal medicine specialists offers personalized support for high-risk pregnancies, ensuring your peace of mind—no matter the challenges you may face.

What is Maternal-Fetal Medicine?

Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) is a specialized branch of obstetrics focused on managing high-risk pregnancies and those facing complications before, during, or after pregnancy. Maternal-fetal care specialists are trained to address pregnancy complications affecting the health of the parent or fetus. Maternal-fetal medicine specialists collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to oversee and address various conditions, such as:


Types of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Screening Options


Inspira offers a full range of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) services, including preconception counseling, advanced diagnostic screening like genetic testing, obstetrical ultrasounds, pre-pregnancy counseling for high-risk individuals, and antenatal testing. We also provide procedures such as amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), and umbilical cord sampling for diagnosing potential genetic conditions. Our comprehensive MFM services aim to support expectant parents throughout their pregnancy journey.

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Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Inspira: What to Expect 

Maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialists at Inspira are dedicated to providing comprehensive care and monitoring starting as early as 12 weeks into your pregnancy. We offer a wide range of prenatal testing options, including genetic testing, ultrasounds, and diagnostic procedures, aimed at early detection and treatment of any potential issues. Through our partnership with Penn Medicine's MFM team, board-certified physicians are available 24/7 to evaluate, diagnose, and monitor high-risk pregnancies, ensuring expert care for complex maternal medical conditions.

Throughout your pregnancy, our MFM specialists collaborate closely with your primary obstetric provider to monitor your health and the health of your baby. Our goal is to provide you with the information and support you need to make informed decisions about your care. Inspira understands the challenges of navigating a high-risk pregnancy, and our compassionate team is here to offer personalized support, guidance, and care every step of the way. With our expertise and commitment to your well-being, you can feel safe, confident, and empowered throughout your pregnancy journey.

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