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At the Colorado Fetal Care Center, we offer the full spectrum of maternal, fetal, neonatal and pediatric subspecialty care. That means we're able to provide comprehensive, world-class testing, diagnosis, treatment and care for unborn babies and moms-to-be.
We believe you and your baby deserve the best possible care as you navigate your high-risk pregnancy. That's why we're pioneering procedures and offering personalized treatments for every family entrusted to our care.
In fact, we're one of the few centers participating in a groundbreaking consortium where we're leading the way in finding solutions for patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS), a complex form of congenital heart disease.
The Colorado Fetal Care Center is also the only fetal center in the country to receive the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology's (SOAP) Center of Excellence designation. This is awarded to institutions that demonstrate excellence and safety in obstetric anesthesiology in their current practice, ongoing improvement and education.
Families from around the country, and even the world, seek our expertise in congenital conditions and fetal anomalies. We offer the most thorough, state-of-the-art testing and counseling available – and we do it in one day, in one location. This ensures that moms and babies receive the most advanced care before, during and after pregnancy.
Our family-centered fetal care center makes difficult diagnoses and complicated pregnancies easier on mom, baby and the whole family.
You'll meet with every provider on your care team on day one, so they'll know all the details of your case. And this same team will be with you every step of the way.
Your first appointment at the Colorado Fetal Care Center will include a visit with your entire care team, which may include:
By involving every specialist who may be involved in your baby's care from the very start, we're able to build a close relationship with your family, hold your hand through tests and treatments, and surround you with the same faces every day, so that things seem a little less scary.
And we work in tandem with your primary OB or maternal fetal medicine doctor. Throughout your pregnancy, we'll regularly communicate with them, sharing test results and our recommendations, ensuring everyone is on the same page.
From your very first visit to the Colorado Fetal Care Center, we aim to:
Learn what you can expect before, during and after you visit our fetal care center.
We know you're eager to meet and bond with your new baby, which is why we've centralized the care you receive before, during and after birth.
Our space is designed so that babies with complex needs can receive immediate care at birth and mothers can stay close to their babies during this stressful time. Our fetal care center has dedicated rooms for:
Our Maternal Fetal Care Unit (MFCU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are right down the hall from each other, and the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is just a floor away, so you can visit your newborn and play an active role in their care and recovery while you both recuperate.
And if your baby is transferred here from another hospital after delivery, you can be transported as well to recover in our maternal unit, just steps away from your child.
Nicole and Ari share their experience with TTTS, offering hope as Alyssa and Mark navigate their unborn babies' TTTS journey.
As one of the few centers in the country offering a complete array of treatment for the complex needs of infants and expectant mothers, we care for the highest-risk babies.
Physicians all over the country refer their patients with the most complex fetal diagnoses to our Center. This means our team manages and treats higher volumes of these rare conditions - and higher volumes result in better experience.
With some of the best outcomes in the nation, we treat the breadth of fetal conditions, including:
Our team members are skilled in a full range of procedures to address fetal anomalies, including:
At the Colorado Fetal Care Center, we offer an unmatched maternal and fetal care for high-risk pregnancies.
But infants' needs don't end at delivery. Babies grow, and as they do, we seamlessly integrate ongoing treatment with top-ranked pediatric subspecialty care for any condition. And all of these top programs and specialists your child may need are under the same roof, right here at Children's Colorado.
We make the transition to our Level IV NICU or CICU, specialty care and home as seamless as possible, and support your family every step of the way.
From your first visit to delivery, from treatment to follow-up care, we provide a wholly integrated experience for mothers and their babies.
If you're referred to our fetal care center, you can rest assured that you and your baby are in the best of hands. Moms and docs alike choose us for our unparalleled capabilities, positive outcomes and experience in treating these rare fetal conditions, and because:
Visit us to learn how we help families plan for the road ahead, how we work with your referring provider to streamline your care, and how our concierge services help guide you through your pregnancy.
Ob/Gyn Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cardiology - Pediatric, Pediatrics