If your baby has been diagnosed with a birth defect or other medical condition during your pregnancy, we can help. The Fetal Concerns Center of Wisconsin at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin offers compassionate, individualized care for you and your baby - from pregnancy to delivery and beyond.
The Fetal Concerns Center is a joint effort of Children’s Hospital and Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin. We provide the kind of care you’d expect from the best hospitals in the country. Our highly trained physicians and nurses partner with your physician to offer the best care for you and your family.
When you come to the Fetal Concerns Center, you can expect:
Expertise and experience
This is the only program of its type in Wisconsin and one of only a few in the entire country.
Comprehensive care under one roof
At Children’s Hospital, we have all the care you and your baby (or babies) will need in one convenient location. Our level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit offers a highly experienced staff and state-of-the-art equipment that can handle all fetal and maternal health concerns. We can care for both mom and baby in the same hospital – no matter what type of complications may arise.
Programs and support
At Children’s Hospital, we know how difficult it can be when your baby is diagnosed with a medical condition before his or her birth. In addition to providing outstanding care for you and your baby, we offer programs and support to make your pregnancy, delivery and post-delivery care as easy as possible. Learn more about our programs and support.
A top-level NICU
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital provides the highest level of care that is available to newborns in Wisconsin, and we can respond immediately to your baby’s urgent needs.
Benefits of the NICU at Children’s Hospital
The Birth Center at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin is located inside Children’s Hospital. If you deliver your baby here, you will have access to many resources that will help you care for your baby, even if he or she has to spend time in the NICU. For example, you will be able to:
- Bond with your baby
- Meet face-to-face with your baby's care provider
Delivering here also makes it easier for family members to visit both mom and baby at the same time.
Planning and services, even if you deliver at another hospital
If your doctors don’t think your baby will require emergency care after birth, you can deliver your baby at the hospital of your choice. During your pregnancy, the Fetal Concerns Program staff can help you plan for your baby's follow-up care by providing education and counseling. Learn more about our services.
Learn more about our NICU
The specialists in the Fetal Concerns Program have extensive experience treating critically ill babies with birth defects and babies who require immediate surgery and lifesaving treatment.
Learn more about some of the specific conditions we treat.
Programs & clinics
We offer two specialized programs:
This program provides comprehensive assessment and care of fetal cardiac disease while supporting and educating families.
The Fetal Concerns Program is one of a few perinatal centers in the country and the only program in Wisconsin that specializes in complex issues with multiple births, such as twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
The Fetal Concerns Program helps families learn more about their baby's prenatal diagnosis , and coordinates care for mom and baby during pregnancy and after delivery.
If your baby has been diagnosed with any condition or abnormality and you’d like more information about that diagnosis or what your treatment options are, contact us.
For more information or to make an appointment, call: 414-805-4776 or toll-free 855-FETALWI (338-2594).