Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center


General Information

MFM Consultation

OB Ultrasound

Genetic Counseling

Transfers & Phone Consultations

Inpatient Transfers, 24/7
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Phone Consultation, 24/7

MFM Phone Consultation
7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Fetal Conditions

Patient Resources

Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center Provides Leading-Edge Specialists to Assess and Treat Fetal Conditions and Birth Defects

While prevention of problems before pregnancy is optimal, there are times when this is not possible and fetal conditions put the pregnancy at risk. Fetal conditions and birth defects treated at University Hospitals MacDonald Woman’s Hospital’s Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center include:

Other major birth defects that are increased in infants of diabetic mothers can affect the:

Advanced Fetal Care Services

About 3 to 5 percent of all babies are born with a birth defect. Many of these can be detected by specialized ultrasound exams. Our maternal fetal medicine specialists are trained in advanced sonographic techniques to accurately diagnose malformations. This includes 3D and 4D ultrasound and advanced blood flow evaluation.

Our team has access to the most up-to-date and sophisticated genetic testing through the Center for Human Genetics, including routine chromosome evaluation, gene sequencing and targeted molecular genetic testing. The physical connection between UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital and UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital also allows formation of a team of maternal, fetal and pediatric experts to meet a patient’s unique needs of counseling and care.

Other Fetal Testing Procedures

A broad range of fetal procedures are also carried out including:

Barbara Peterson Ruhlman Women & Newborn Center

Contact Us

UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital
Women’s Outpatient Health Center, Suite 1200
2101 Adelbert Road
Cleveland, OH 44106

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General Information: 216-844-3941
MFM Consultation: 216-844-8545
OB Ultrasound: 216-844-7881
Genetic Counseling: 216-844-3936