The Institute for Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers comprehensive care and support to women facing high-risk pregnancies. Our board-certified OB/GYN and maternal-fetal specialists, along with an expert staff consisting of nurses, diabetes educators and a full-time genetic counselor, are committed to providing high-quality, compassionate care to women, newborns and their families in a comfortable and caring environment. Services extend from the moment of prenatal diagnosis to follow-up care for both mother and baby.
The specialists at the Institute for Maternal-Fetal Medicine use state-of-the-art technology to monitor and manage potential medical issues during high-risk pregnancies. These may include:
- Advanced maternal age
- Birth defects
- Fetuses at risk for stillbirth
- Chronic conditions, like high blood pressure and diabetes
- Multiples – twins, triplets or more
Our services include:
- Complete prenatal assessment and testing
- Chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis
- Genetic counseling
- Fetal therapy
- Umbilical cord sampling
The dedicated and caring staff has helped the institute earn the following accreditations and certifications: AIUM Ultrasound Practice accreditation (obstetric and fetal echocardiography), ADA accreditation (diabetes in pregnancy program), first-trimester screening accreditation, and board certification in obstetrics and cardiology.
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All appointments are scheduled through the front desk at 410-601-6370. If subsequent care is necessary, we suggest you schedule your follow-up as soon as possible to have the best appointment selection with your provider. We recognize situations arise that may result in a patient needing to reschedule an appointment. If you must cancel your appointment, kindly give us at least 24 hours notice.
The specialists at the Institute for Maternal-Fetal Medicine discuss their passion for helping women with high risk pregnancies. Click on the images to watch the videos.
Dr. Pedro Arrabal discusses gestational diabetes and high blood pressure in pregnancy in these WBAL-AM "Know Your Health" videos.
Diabetic Patient Education
Anna Osztreicher, CRNP
Cheryl Murphy, RDMS, Lead Sonographer
Tonya Frantz, RDMS
Robyn Hector, RDMS
Gretchen Dimling, RDMS
Tmima Simha, RDMS
Diane Edman, RN
Susan Taylor, RN
Monica Staub, RN
Ninnette Dotsey, RN
Maura Cornell, RN
June Dennen, MSW
Marcia Brown, BBA
The Institute for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
The Louis & Henrietta Blaustein Women's Health Center
2401 W. Belvedere Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215