Fetal Care Center

The Fetal Care Center, located at Long Wharf in New Haven, brings together top experts to create a complete care plan for pregnant women whose obstetrician has detected a problem in their developing baby. With the use of advanced diagnostics testing and treatment options, this unique program has ensured successful births for thousands of babies with special needs.

Through our center, an expert team of maternal-fetal medicine, neonatology, pediatric and surgical specialists work together to offer a variety of services such as genetic counseling, advanced diagnostic imaging, complex pre- and post-natal procedures and surgeries. By coordinating with specialists from multiple clinical areas, you're getting the skills and knowledge of a wide range of specialized physicians in fetal and neonatal care.

Fetal Conditions We Treat

  • Airway lesions
  • Bronchopulmonary sequestration
  • Cleft lip/palate
  • Clubbed feet
  • Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Conjoined Twins
  • Fetal anemias
  • Fetal arrhythmias
  • Fetal obstructive uropathy (posterior urethral valve)
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intra-abdominal masses
  • Intracranial abnormalities
  • Omphalocele
  • Renal Conditions
  • Sacrococcygeal teratoma
  • Selective fetal growth restriction
  • Spina bifida
  • Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence (TRAP)
  • Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
  • Twin Anemia Polycythemia Sequence (TAPS)

Prenatal Diagnostic Testing, Imaging and Treatment Options

  • First trimester screening
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
  • Comparative genomic hybridization (CGH)
  • Fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH)
  • Karyotype analysis (chromosomal analysis)
  • Maternal plasma cell-free fetal DNA testing
  • Ultrasound
    • Level II Scans
    • Fetal Echocardiography
    • 3D & 4D imaging
  • Fetal MRI
  • Fetoscopic laser photocoagulation for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
  • Fetal shunt placement
  • Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling (PUBS) and in-utero fetal blood transfusion
  • In-utero partial exchange transfusion for Twin Anemia Polycythemia Sequence (TAPS)
  • Selective fetal reduction
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
  • Abdominal cerclage

Contact Us

One Long Wharf Drive, 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511

More Information

  • Giving babies hope: Center for complex fetal care opens at YaleYale News