Most pregnancies and deliveries are healthy and without complication, but some women experience high risk conditions or develop complications during pregnancy, childbirth or postpartum. The term "high risk" is also often given to women who are expecting multiples, or who have medical conditions such as diabetes, chronic hypertension or asthma.
Maternal-fetal specialists: St. Luke's Perinatal Center
Providing a safe, home-like environment with the best possible medical care and services for moms and babies is our top priority. If you should need it, St. Luke's has perinatologists and other specialists to provide care for high-risk conditions. Conveniently located right on the campus, St. Luke's Perinatal Center offers a full range of perinatology and maternal fetal medicine services and specialized ultrasound.
Learn more about St. Luke's Perinatal Center
Neonatal Intensive Care - Special Care Nursery at St. Luke's
For babies that need extra medical attention or arrive early, St. Luke's Level II neonatal nursery, The Saigh Foundation Special Care Nursery, can provide that advanced care. Located just down the hall from the Birth Care Suites, it is equipped to provide state-of-the-art care for premature infants delivered as early as 30 weeks and multiples and other newborns needing specialized medical care.
Learn more about our Special Care Nursery
St. Luke's offers prenatal, preconceptional and infertility genetic counseling. Genetic counseling is available for individuals concerned about a family history of birth defects or genetic disease, maternal age, exposures during pregnancy, an abnormal maternal serum screen result or abnormal ultrasound findings.
Learn more about St. Luke's Genetic Counseling Services or call 314-469-3990.