Fetal Medicine 1 of 2

Overview:
Babies usually develop normally during pregnancy but sometimes the fetus can be at risk of health problems. Thats where a specialist in maternal/fetal medicine comes in. In this interview, well learn how these experts diagnose and treat health challenges for babies before they are born.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • What is maternal/fetal medicine?
  • First trimester problems
  • How first trimester problems are detected
  • Chromosomal abnormalities
  • Different types of ultrasound
  • Nuchal translucency screening
  • Imaging the fetal heart and blood flow

Guest:
Dr. Ahmet Baschat, a maternal/fetal medicine specialist at the Center for Advanced Fetal Care at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Baschat is also a professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: March 7, 2014

         
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