News & Events


Filter by:

Midwest Fetal Care Center will attend the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual pregnancy meeting

The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC) team will attend the SMFM annual pregnancy meeting in National Harbour, Maryland, Feb. 10-14, 2024.

The 16 minutes that changed everything: Owen’s inspiring story

Owen is a smiling, giggling 3-month-old who has already been through more than most of us have in our lifetimes. Immediately after birth, Owen lost his life for 16 minutes. After resuscitation, Owen breathed life again.

Black maternal health: we must protect Black women through our transformative actions because mere words are no longer enough 

Symbolic and performative gestures are no longer acceptable when it comes to Black maternal health disparities. In Minnesota the statistics are startling. In honor of Black Maternal Health Week, Brittany L. Wright and State Rep. Ruth Richardson share what’s behind the disparities and how we can all replace symbolic and performative gestures with meaningful and transformative actions. It is these actions that will lead to systemic change and racial equity in Black Maternal health.

The heart of a fighter: baby August’s story

If you see baby August today, it would be hard to tell the difficult road he’s already been on in his young life. But just weeks before he was born, August had already been on quite the medical journey.

The Mother Baby Centers at United and Mercy recognized among best hospitals for maternity in the U.S.

The U.S. News & World Report’s inaugural list recognizes hospitals for their overall quality of care for uncomplicated pregnancies.

What expecting moms should know about the COVID-19 vaccine

When it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine, you might have a lot of questions—especially if you are pregnant or may become pregnant soon.

A miracle preemie: Yishan’s story

Yishan was born at 23 weeks and weighed only 520 grams, which is a little heavier than a pound of butter. The team at Children's Minnesota gave the Chan family hope that their preemie baby would be a miracle baby — and he was.

COVID-19 and pregnancy: What expecting moms need to know

How does COVID-19 (coronavirus) affect pregnant women and their unborn babies? Our experts answer your questions about coronavirus, pregnancy and your baby.

Clinicians from the Midwest Fetal Care Center.

Midwest Fetal Care Center

Midwest Fetal Care Center is the first and largest advanced fetal care program in the Upper Midwest. Providing expanded access to prenatal care.

MWFCC Operating Room

Advances in Therapies for Mother and Baby

Highlights from the 2017 Fetal to Neonatal Care Conference: Advances in Therapies for Mother and Baby

The first Fetal to Neonatal Care conference, hosted by Midwest Fetal Care Center, brought together experts in fetal and perinatal medicine to promote knowledge of advanced interventions and therapies. Read more for a few highlights.