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Fetal Diagnostic Procedures
Fetal diagnostic procedures are performed to monitor the health of an expectant mother and her growing fetus.
At Johns Hopkins, our maternal-fetal medicine specialists, or high-risk obstetricians, use state-of-the-art equipment to monitor your baby’s growth and development.
Accredited continuously since 1996 by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), our sonographers are:
- Registered in OB/GYN by American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography
- Certified by Fetal Medicine Foundation
- Credentialed by Nuchal Translucency Quality Review Program
Following these standards means both you and your baby are in expert hands.
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Fetal Diagnostic Procedures Offered at Johns Hopkins
- Fetal blood sampling
- Fetal echocardiography
- First trimester nuchal translucency screening
- Obstetric ultrasound
Maternal-fetal medicine services are also offered at Howard County General Hospital.