We send people to our maternal fetal medicine department at LDS Hospital when there is a health concern. Obstetricians and infertility specialists coordinate with MFM to ensure women and their unborn babies are given the best care possible. Certain high-risk pregnancies need to be cared for entirely by the Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist. Our maternal fetal medicine program cares for women with a variety of high risk pregnancy complications. 

Our Services

  • Targeted or level 2 ultrasound
  • Prenatal diagnostic testing
  • Prenantal screenings
  • Genetic counseling
  • Diabetes education and management
  • Hypertension management
  • Care of multiples
  • Pregnancy care of genetic disorders
  • Care of fetus with a malformation

What You Can Expect

When you choose Intermountain Medical Center for your maternal fetal medicine needs, you can be rest assured that our team of Utah providers will offer you the best prenatal care possible. Our team has excellent reputations and years of experience. 

We work with your birth plan to focus on managing pain during delivery, and to bring you the best care possible for you and your new baby. Our team listens to our patients and we always take time to explain things clearly to expectant mothers to ensure they understand the pregnancy, delivery, and recovery. 

Our Team

Our team includes certified genetic counselors and doctors who are board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and Genetics. 

Our skilled doctors provide prenatal care for women with high-risk pregnancies by referral only. 

Research and Innovation

We also have an active perinatal research program with satellite offices of the Obstetric and Gynecologic Research Network (OGRN). We are currently participating in dozens of multi-center trials that have been sponsored by the National Institute of Health.

In The News

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What Breech Babies Mean

Dr. Sean Esplin spoke with KUTV about breech babies and what that means for a pregnancy.