At Harrington, we are ready to handle a variety of pregnancies that come our way. This includes high-risk pregnancies.
A high-risk pregnancy is where you have higher-than-normal risk for complications during pregnancy and/or after your baby’s birth. These conditions can include:
When a high-risk pregnancy presents itself, you are referred to a Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) specialists to monitor your health and baby’s health.
At Harrington, with a partnership with UMass Memorial Medical Center Maternal-Fetal Medicine Department, our patients can see MFM specialists Dr. Ellen Delpapa and Dr. David Kanter at our Southbridge office.
The MFM consultations at Harrington include prenatal testing, specialized procedures and Level II neonatal ultrasound.
A Level II Ultrasound is a special test that gives you a special glimpse into your baby’s anatomy. Measurements will be taken, the four chambers of the heart will be viewed, as well as the kidneys, bladder, stomach, brain, spine and sex organs. The sonographer will also be looking at your amniotic fluid levels, the location of the placenta, and the fetal heart rate.*
We can also connect you with other specialists like nutritionists or social workers who can offer guidance and resources for a healthy pregnancy.