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FAQ

We realize that you may have a lot of questions related to you, your baby and your care, before and after your baby is born. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions by new or expectant moms and families. As always, because every case is different, please discuss your individual needs with your doctor.Your physician will provide a referral to our fetal care program and submit the necessary prenatal records. Once your information is reviewed, you will be contacted by one of our schedulers typically within 48 hours to schedule your appointment.

Outcomes and Research

At Midwest Fetal Care Center, our team is committed to research as well as improving outcomes for moms and babies facing high-risk pregnancies.

What to Expect

Sometimes, routine prenatal ultrasounds are anything but routine. If you or your doctor has a potential concern about your screening ultrasound results or any other prenatal testing, you may be referred to Midwest Fetal Care Center, a collaboration between Children's Minnesota and Allina Health, for further evaluation.

Meet the Team

Midwest Fetal Care Center combines years of experience for the diagnosis and treatment of complex fetal conditions. Our multi-disciplinary team is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive care plans available while achieving excellent outcomes.

Conditions and Services

Midwest Fetal Care Center offers mothers with high-risk pregnancy and babies with abnormal conditions a continuum of care that is among the best in the nation. From evaluation and diagnosis to fetal surgery and follow-up care, our fetal program offers mothers and babies all the experts and technology they will need in one convenient location.

Fetal Medicine – MWFCC

We believe every baby deserves a chance to thrive. Advances in fetal medicine now allow us to successfully treat many congenital diseases and other high-risk conditions before your baby is even born. If your doctor identifies an abnormality or condition in your baby, you can expect exceptional care and guidance from Midwest Fetal Care Center, a collaboration between Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health. Midwest Fetal Care Center brings together a team of highly trained experts in maternal-fetal medicine and pediatric care that will support you and your baby every step of the way, from diagnosis to recovery.

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Twins Brody and Cooper thrive after life-saving Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome surgery

Identical twins share more than just looks with TTTS – Brody and Cooper thrive after beating a rare complication.

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Twins Amina and Rania are “nothing short of a miracle”

Twin sisters were diagnosed with a rare disorder while in the womb, but a live-saving in-utero procedure allowed them both a chance at life.

Dr. Feltis and Midwest Fetal Care Center highlighted by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

Dr. Brad Feltis and the Midwest Fetal Care Center are featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine for their groundbreaking work in fetal surgery.

Grand Rounds: Advances in fetal surgery

January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Paul

This week's grand rounds will feature: