Personalized care for expecting moms

Our maternal-fetal medicine team collaborates to provide the best comprehensive care for expecting mothers with a high-risk pregnancy. Our high-risk pregnancy doctors, also called perinatologists, are prepared to assist you at every step of your pregnancy journey.

If you’d like a consultation with a maternal-fetal medicine physician, please call us at (866) 887-3999.

Our maternal-fetal medicine services

Our comprehensive services are personalized to meet the unique qualities of your pregnancy. Those services include:

  • Consultations and recommendations
  • Regular obstetric ultrasounds
  • Detailed ultrasounds
  • First trimester nuchal translucency screening
  • Genetic screening
  • Prenatal diagnostic services, such as amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling
  • Preconception counseling
  • Antenatal testing
  • Fetal therapy, such as blood transfusions and fetal surgical procedures

Factors and conditions for a high-risk pregnancy

At Ogden Regional Medical Center, our MFM specialists offer so much more than advice and medical expertise. Every appointment, test or question allows us to give you honest, clear information about your pregnancy that empowers you medically and emotionally. Our specialists will explain any risk factors and treatment options so you are well informed throughout your pregnancy.

A woman may be considered a high-risk pregnancy for any of the following reasons:

  • Younger than 18 or older than 35
  • Underweight or overweight
  • Anemia (low red blood cell count and poor nutrition status)
  • Previously given birth more than four times
  • Previously delivered a very large or very small baby
  • Previous miscarriage
  • Family history of genetic disease or a previous baby with a birth defect
  • Weak cervix
  • Pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart, lung or kidney disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis or epilepsy
  • History of blood clots
  • Low socioeconomic status
  • Uses infertility medications or treatments (more likely to result in multiple births)
  • Uses cigarettes, illicit drugs or alcohol to excess
  • Is exposed to external risk factors such as exceptionally high temperatures, radiation, pesticides and high altitudes

Women's care awards

  • Recognized with the 2014 Healthgrades Maternity Care Excellence Award (HealthGrades, 2014)
  • Only hospital in Utah among Top 5 percent of hospitals evaluated for maternity care (HealthGrades, 2014)
  • Five-star rated for maternity care for 12 years in a row (HealthGrades, 2003 to 2014)