High-risk Pregnancies

Maternal Fetal Medicine and High-risk Pregnancies

Maternal Fetal Medicine at Phoebe, cares for the high-risk expectant mothers and their unborn children who may ultimately need care outside of Phoebe.

Outpatient Obstetrical Consults for Mothers Who Have:

  • Chronic hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Genetic disorders
  • Fetal anomalies
  • Multi-fetal pregnancies

Outpatient Prenatal Diagnosis Procedures Include:

  • Ultrasounds
  • Amniocentesis
  • Cordocentesis
  • Amnio-reduction
  • Amnioinfusion
  • Fetal stent placement
  • Intrauterine transfusion
  • Fetal echocardiogram

On an inpatient basis Maternal Fetal Medicine deals with premature labor and rupture of membranes cases, preeclampsia, uncontrolled diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension, cervical incompetency, complicated obstetrics as well as critical care.

Dr. Michael Edwards, Maternal Fetal Medicine Department director at Phoebe also does many deliveries for mothers within Phoebe’s 22-county perinatal region.


Phoebe is the premier Children's Miracle Network hospital in Southwest Georgia. For more information, call Phoebe Foundation at 229-312-4483 or toll-free at 877-312-4483. You can also email Phoebe Foundation at rbmiller@ppmh.org.


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