Fetal Medicine 2 of 2

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

  • Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
  • Fetoscopy laser
  • Special treatment once babies are delivered
  • Fetal growth restriction
  • Research into best time to deliver a high-risk baby

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: January 25, 2013

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