Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists

Kosair Children's Hospital Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists offices are referral centers that provide high-risk pregnancy care in the Louisville area, Southern Indiana and throughout the region. The offices are staffed by board-certified physicians trained in the subspecialty of maternal-fetal medicine.

Kosair Children's Hospital Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists provides high-risk pregnancy care for women experiencing multiple gestation, premature labor, maternal hypertension, diabetes and other pregnancy-related conditions. Specialists also provide diagnosis and counseling for fetal abnormalities and inherited conditions.

Who needs to be seen by a maternal-fetal medicine specialist?

Those needing preconception counseling for:

  • Genetic disorders
  • Medical complications
  • History of birth defects
  • Diabetes

Women undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures during pregnancy, such as:

  • First-trimester screening for Down syndrome
  • Comprehensive ultrasound
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Amniocentesis, fetal surgery or treatment
  • Fetal echocardiography

Women with medical or surgical disorders, such as:

  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Preeclampsia (toxemia)
  • Diabetes or other endocrine disorders
  • Kidney or gastrointestinal disease
  • Infectious diseases

Healthy women whose pregnancy is at increased risk, such as:

  • Abnormal maternal serum screening
  • Multiple gestation: twins, triplets or more
  • Recurrent pre-term labor and delivery
  • Premature rupture of membranes
  • Recurrent pregnancy loss
  • Suspected fetal growth restriction (baby not growing normally)

Scheduling and Questions

All patients must be referred to Kosair Children's Hospital Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists by a physician.

  • Physicians may schedule a patient by calling the office at (866) 574-4111.
  • If you are a patient or have questions about our services, call the office at (866) 574-4111.