caring guide for every stage of pregnancy.
has some degree of risk for complications, fetal abnormalities or
maternal health problems. One of our goals at Mississippi Maternal-Fetal
Medicine is to help you understand these potential problems and
how they can affect you. In addition to the most informed care and
most complete options for coping with these risks, we provide the
caring and understanding you need during this important part of
Here are a
few of the problems that we diagnose and help manage:
From Down's syndrome to genetic diseases like cystic fibrosis,
sickle-cell disease and more.
Labor triggered prior to full-term development.
Problems with high blood pressure that can occur in the latter
half of pregnancy.
Abnormalities during pregnancy that can inhibit proper development
of the fetus.
Neural Tube Defects
Incomplete brain and/or spinal cord growth, either spina bifida
Problems that occur in the liquid surrounding the fetus.
Premature rupture of membranes
Early ruptures that can cause fluid loss or other problems.
Preexisting high blood pressure.
Occurring before pregnancy or as a result of it.
Glandular disorders that can affect your health...and that of