The Bon Secours Perinatal Center is equipped with the most advanced medical technology available. Our highly trained staff of experts includes perinatologists who provide patients with detailed diagnostic services, fetal monitoring, and hands-on inpatient and outpatient consultative services.
What is perinatology?
At Bon Secours, we care for babies from the very beginning, even before they are born. We offer perinatology services, also known as maternal-fetal medicine, that provide compassionate support and state-of-the-art care for mothers who require specialized prenatal care during their pregnancies. Women who are at risk and are thinking about becoming pregnant, or those who are experiencing a high-risk pregnancy, may wish to consider perinatology services at Bon Secours.
What kinds of patients do perinatologists care for?
Perinatologists care for pregnant women who are at risk for complications. This may include women who:
Have an existing medical condition, such as:
- Clotting disorders
- Heart disease
- Infectious diseases
- Connective tissue disorders
Have a history of pregnancy complications, such as:
- Recurrent pregnancy complications
- Premature labor
- Previous underweight baby
Develop a pregnancy complication, such as:
- Multiple gestations
- Fetal abnormalities
- Gestational diabetes
The following information is an overview of Bon Secours perinatal services:
- Diagnostic services
- Chronic villus sampling (CVS)
- Genetic amniocentesis
- Nuchal translucency screening
- Fetal monitoring
- High-resolution ultrasounds featuring 3-D and 4-D sonograms
- Antepartum fetal testing
- Inpatient and outpatient consultations
- Genetic counseling