Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM), also known as high-risk obstetrics or perinatology, provides complete consultation and evaluation of high-risk pregnancies for women and newborns who have complications identified prior to or during pregnancy. The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic works collaboratively with the OB/GYN physicians and certified nurse midwives to do everything possible to ensure the health and well-being of new mothers and their babies.
The Gottlieb Building
4441 Diplomacy Drive
Anchorage , 99508
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Our clinic is staffed with maternal-fetal medicine physicians (perinatologists), who are high-risk pregnancy experts, specializing in non-routine pregnancies. A MFM physician is an OB/GYN who has completed an additional two to three years of education and clinical experience to develop specialized skills to help both the mother and baby. MFM physicians work closely with other clinical specialists both in the office and hospital setting to ensure that both mom and baby receive the best possible care.
Our clinic is also staffed with registered nurses with specialized training in obstetrics and gynecology, labor and delivery, and fetal monitoring. ANMC’s MFM Clinic has two registered diagnostic medical sonographers, certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, who are specially trained in prenatal ultrasound to offer the highest-quality prenatal diagnosis.
Some of the conditions that we see and evaluate include:
Our clinic offers the following screenings and examinations utilizing state-of-the-art ultrasound GE Voluson E8/E10 equipment:
We also offer the services of a certified genetic counselor who is available to work with women and their families who have a significant medical and/or pregnancy history for birth defects or genetic conditions. The process involves giving information and facilitating patient decisions about reproductive options and preventive strategies. The family, medical, and pregnancy histories are reviewed and appropriate testing will be offered.