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Maternal-Fetal Medicine Service

Southeast Hospital’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine Service, offered in affiliation with SSM St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles and St. Mary’s Health Center, is staffed by board certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists. They are assisted by the area’s most experienced labor and delivery nurses from Southeast Hospital’s Elrod Obstetrics and Gynecology Center.

The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists and their clinical support team work closely with obstetricians and family doctors throughout the region.

Services include but not limited to:

  • State-of-the-art fetal ultrasound examinations including 4-D surface renderings
  • Detailed evaluations of the fetal heart  
  • Evaluations of fetuses at risk for certain genetic disorders  
  • Blood flow assessments in the fetus and placenta  
  • Prenatal diagnosis using methods such as amniocentesis
  • Consultation regarding the management of pregnancies complicated by conditions such as:
    • diabetes
    • high blood pressure
    • thyroid disorders
    • seizure disorders
    • other medical problems
  • Assistance with management of twin or triplet pregnancies  
  • Pre-conception counseling for women with medical problems or a family history of genetic disorders

Appointments by physician referral only.

For more information call (573) 331-6422 or toll-free 1-888-241-8358.
Fax (573) 986-5923