Fetal volumes and surgical outcomes

The Midwest Fetal Care Center (MWFCC), a collaboration between Allina Health and Children’s Minnesota, brings together a multidisciplinary team of highly trained maternal-fetal medicine experts from Allina Health and pediatric and neonatal specialists from Children’s Minnesota. Open since 2008, the MWFCC is a national referral center and regional leader in fetal diagnosis, fetal intervention and comprehensive fetal care for unborn babies with abnormalities.

The center was started to meet the local need and has quickly grown into a national center with world-class outcomes. Between Jan. 1, 2015 and Aug. 31, 2020, MWFCC has evaluated 6,623 cases and performed more than 280 total fetal procedures.

Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS) fetal procedure outcomes (Past 2 years)

95% of procedures resulted in at least one twin surviving

73% of procedures resulted in both twins surviving

Myelomeningocele (MMC) repair outcomes (Past 2 years)

100% of procedures resulted in the mother surviving and the patient surviving to delivery

71% of procedures also resulted in an improvement in motor function at their 12 month follow-up appointment


Appointments and referrals

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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.