A continuum of care for high-risk pregnancy

Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC) 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, information and technology they will need in one convenient location.

We understand that high-risk pregnancy is difficult. That’s why our teams of experts work together to offer you and your baby unparalleled coordination of all the critical details of your care.

Conditions treated at MWFCC

Our fetal care program can diagnose and treat a full range of congenital diseases and other high-risk conditions, including:

Services we offer

A high-risk pregnancy deserves the best care, so that’s what we provide. Here are several of the key services we offer based on your customized diagnosis and treatment plan:

  • Genetic counseling
    • Amniocentesis
    • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
    • Ultrasound markers for aneuploidy
      • Echogenic intracardiac foci (EIF)
      • Choroid plexus cyst (CPC)
      • Elevated nuchal translucency (NT)/nuchal fold (NF)
  • Fetal imaging
    • Fetal echocardiogram
    • Ultrafast fetal MRI
    • High-resolution fetal ultrasound
  • Fetal transfusion
    • Isoimmunization
  • Operative fetoscopy
  • Fetoscopic selective laser ablation
  • Ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT)
    • Giant neck mass
    • Facial/airway conditions
    • Congenital high airway obstruction (CHAOS)
    • Laryngeal atresia
  • Open fetal surgery (OFS)
    • Neural tube defect repair

Meet our team of experts


Midwest Fetal Care Center
902 E 26th Street, Suite 1700
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Map and directions

Located in the first floor front entrance of The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern and Children’s Minnesota in Minneapolis.


Development of the Midwest Fetal Care Center education and condition information was generously funded by Mortenson.

Learn more about our multidisciplinary team

Dedicated to providing the most comprehensive care plans available while achieving excellent outcomes.