From before birth through delivery and into follow-up care, the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Fetal Care Program provides one seamless plan for mothers with complex and high-risk pregnancies.
Women and families facing a fetal anomaly have complex needs that include informational and emotional support throughout pregnancy, delivery and follow-up care. The Fetal Care Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital offers a coordinated, family-centered approach to the diagnosis and treatment of fetal anomalies that brings perinatal, neonatal and pediatric specialists to the patient. Our team of experts works together to provide the very best care for mothers and their babies.
Why Choose Johns Hopkins All Children’s?
- Continuum of care. Our continuum of care model means we offer the full spectrum of maternal, fetal, neonatal and pediatric care.
- Personalized treatment plan. Each patient has a unique situation. That’s why our team designs a personal care plan that fits the needs of every mother and her baby.
- Comprehensive approach to care. We take a whole-team approach to treating conditions and assemble the most appropriate team of experts to provide each patient with the best individualized care plan.
- Expedited diagnosis and treatment. The sooner we know the diagnosis, the sooner we can begin treatment and care.
- Patient care experience. From pregnancy management to neonatal care and delivery room care, our team guides mothers and families through the entire patient care experience.
- Fetal care coordinator. Our team offers patients and families a fetal care coordinator to help navigate the mother and baby’s care plan.
- Psychosocial services. We offer psychology services to parents and siblings to provide emotional support throughout pregnancy
- NICU tours. To help make the experience more comfortable, we provide patients and families with a tour of our NICU before delivery.
Conditions We Treat
Our team is committed to making the most accurate diagnosis so we can provide each patient with the best treatment plan. We offer a wide range of treatments for conditions, which include:
- Abdominal wall defects
- Cardiac issues (heart defects)
- Cleft lip and cleft palate
- Genetic abnormalities
- High-risk maternal or fetal risk factors
- Multiples (twins or greater)
- Neural tube defects
- Risk for pre-term delivery
- Shortened cervix
A Team of Experts
We assemble the most appropriate team of experts to provide each patient with the best individualized care plan. A patient’s care team might include specialists from:
Watch and be inspired by Sylvia and Delilah's story:
Sylvia faced much heartache in trying to become a mother. She had miscarriages in 2004 and 2006. She had many tears and enormous stress. She thought it might never happen. Sylvia has a rare antibody in her blood called PP1PK that can cause miscarriages or stillbirths. When she learned she was pregnant again, her doctor discovered the antibody and referred her to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Fetal Care Program designed to help women like Sylvia who have challenging pregnancies.
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As Mother’s Day approaches, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital continues its belief that healthy families start with a healthy mom, which is why physicians from Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore recently traveled here to speak on three very important topics.
The women’s health conference A Woman’s Journey returns to St. Petersburg, Tampa and Sarasota, with timely seminars on a range of health topics from Johns Hopkins Medicine physicians.
85 percent of women make the health care decisions in households in the United States, and that is why Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital joins forces each year with Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore for A Woman’s Journey. The annual three-day women’s health event empowers women to take their health into their own hands, because healthy families start with mom.