High Risk Pregnancy Services

Advanced Care for High-Risk Pregnancies

Led by nationally recognized maternal fetal specialists, genetic counselors and neonatologists working in multiple community locations, the high-risk pregnancy team at University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital provides exceptional prenatal care for women and babies.


Schedule an Appointment

Call today to make an appointment with one of our high-risk pregnancy specialists:
MFM Consultation: 216-844-8545
OB Ultrasound: 216-844-7881
Genetic Counseling: 216-844-3936

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Why Choose UH?

Our maternal fetal medicine physicians are leaders in the field of high-risk pregnancy management. We provides seamless care for pregnant women, from the moment a condition is diagnosed, through the entire pregnancy, delivery and post-partum period. Our priority is providing excellent care for both mother and baby, for a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery.

Advanced Diagnosis & Treatment

We offer state-of-the-art prenatal diagnosis, genetic counseling, management of pregnancy complications and fetal intervention to help ensure the safety of both mother and baby.

Expert OBGYN and Neonatal Specialists Under One Roof

We are the only local provider with expert OB/GYNs and neonatologists located within the same facility, allowing us to provide a seamless transition from fetal to neonatal care after your baby is delivered.

Only Dedicated Women’s Hospital in Ohio

UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital is the first and only hospital in Ohio that is dedicated completely to the care of women, providing them with the most comprehensive and specialized care available.

Nationally Ranked Neonatal Care

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked in the top tier by U.S. News & World Report. Our NICU adjoins the labor and delivery unit to promote advanced, family-centered healing.

High-Risk Pregnancy Conditions & Treatments

Our team is experienced in treating a wide range of conditions affecting pregnant women, including pre-existing conditions, complications that develop during pregnancy, and conditions affecting the baby’s development. Services we offer include prenatal testing and ultrasound, genetic counseling, delivery planning and management of chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

More Conditions & Treatments

What is High Risk Pregnancy?

A pregnancy may be considered high risk if you:

  • Are 35 years or older (advanced maternal age)
  • Are pregnant with multiples
  • Have a personal or family history of birth defects
  • Have a family history of genetic disorders
  • Have a history of pregnancy complications
  • Have a history of recurrent miscarriage, stillbirth or preterm delivery
  • Have a chronic health condition such as heart disease, hypertension or diabetes

Highly Skilled Multidisciplinary Team

Our multidisciplinary team collaborates closely to diagnose and treat conditions in both pregnant women and their babies. Experts include:

  • Maternal fetal medicine physicians
  • Neonatologists
  • Obstetricians
  • Pediatricians
  • Pediatric medical and surgical specialists, including neurologists and cardiologists
  • Advanced practice nurses
  • Genetic counselors

Prenatal Testing

The full spectrum of prenatal testing includes ultrasound, non-invasive prenatal testing, carrier screenings and more.

Fetal Tests & Diagnosis

We offer state-of-the-art testing to diagnose, monitor and manage fetal conditions.

Pregnancy and Medical Conditions

Managing pre-existing conditions in mothers, including heart disease, obesity, diabetes and autoimmune diseases.

Medical Professionals

Learn about clinical services and referral information for our maternal fetal medicine program.