Our Fetal Team is committed to providing babies and their families the best care available.
Turn to us when you've been given a concerning diagnosis during pregnancy.
There is one place in the heart of Nashville where you can find comprehensive, compassionate support. Our internationally recognized experts at The Junior League Fetal Center at Vanderbilt offer superior fetal diagnosis and therapeutic measures. We consistently receive the highest ratings in patient feedback.
The center includes a clinical program in fetal diagnosis and therapy as well as clinical and basic research programs. We are one of 16 participating centers in the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet).
Consultations by appropriate specialists are coordinated at a single site with Maternal Fetal Medicine, Pediatric Surgery, Neonatology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Urology, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Genetics, and Diagnostic Imaging. Our experts work together to decide what is best for mom and baby. The advancement of fetal diagnosis and therapy has improved the plan of care and outcome of the fetus at risk.
New Hope for Babies with Spina Bifida
A landmark study, co-led by experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, proves that babies who have surgery to repair spina bifida while still in the womb have better outcomes than babies who have surgery after birth.
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