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High-Risk Obstetrics and Maternal Fetal Medicine

Steward® Maternity ServicesSome women face challenging medical circumstances during their pregnancy and it's important to have a team of medical professionals to turn to for expert care.

Our high-risk obstetrics services focus on helping women through challenging pregnancies by providing the most advanced level of specialized medical care and services. Our board-certified physicians are highly trained to care for you before, during and after your pregnancy and to make your delivery as comfortable and healthy as possible.

If for any reason you need specialized medical attention prior to the birth of your baby, Steward has dedicated antepartum care. We understand that spending time in the hospital can be stressful, which is why our nurses and volunteers make a special effort to ensure that any time spent in the hospital prior to delivery is as restful and productive as possible.

We have extensive experience successfully helping women with medical and obstetrical complications including:
  • Advanced maternal age
  • Cervical incompetence
  • History of mid-trimester and recurrent first-trimester loss
  • Intrauterine growth restriction
  • Multiple gestations
  • Pregnancies achieved through assisted reproductive technology
  • Premature labor and delivery
  • Previous Caesarean section
Treatment methods include:
  • Management of medical and obstetrical complications
  • Maternal intensive care, including management of severe maternal medical disease, such as previous organ transplantation, lupus, cardiac disease, hypertension or severe diabetes
  • Management of multiple gestation, anomalies, intrauterine growth retardation, premature labor and delivery or previous Caesarean section and pregnancies achieved through assisted reproductive technology
  • History of mid-trimester loss, cervical incompetence and DES exposure
  • Fetal blood transfusions
  • Fetal therapy, including medical and surgical interventions of fetal abnormalities
Steward Maternity ServicesIn addition, we offer some of the region's most advanced prenatal diagnosis, screenings and treatments including:
  • Alpha-fetoprotein screening
  • Amniocentesis
  • Biophysical profiles
  • Doppler flow studies
  • Genetic counseling
  • Non-invasive screening including PAPPA-A and NT
  • Non-stress testing
  • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling (PUBS)
  • Targeted (Level II) ultrasound

High-Risk Obstetrics Satellite Service

To serve women better in their communities, high-risk obstetrics specialists from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center provide consultations for women who are at risk for complications and premature delivery.

Our satellite locations are:

Good Samaritan Medical Center
235 North Pearl Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Holy Family Hospital
70 East Street
Methuen, MA 01844
978-687-0156, ext. 2068

Norwood Hospital
800 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062

Saints Memorial Medical Center
1 Hospital Drive
Lowell, MA 01852

Steward Maternal Fetal-Medicine at Wrentham
24 Common Street
Wrentham, MA 02093

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