Women Who are at Risk


Women who may be at risk during pregnancy and would be seen at the MFM Center include those who:

•    Are at risk for, or have a, fetus with chromosomal abnormalities
•    Have a family history of birth defects
•    Have had previous complicated pregnancy or at risk for a complicated pregnancy
•    Have preeclampsia
•    Have had Preterm labor
•    With cervical insufficiency
•    With placental abruption or previa
•    Have had a child or are carrying a fetus with birth defects
•    Have a serious medical condition (renal failure, insulin-dependent diabetes, heart disease)
•    Are carriers of X-linked diseases such as hemophilia
•    Are carriers of, or has a partner who is a carrier of, a known genetic disorder
•    Are exposed to dangerous substances during pregnancy