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High-Risk Pregnancy & Delivery 

Despite doing everything in your power to have a healthy pregnancy, you may encounter unexpected challenges. To serve you, we have Neonatology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician specialists available around the clock, as well as 23 hotel-like high-risk pregnancy suites equipped with the latest technology and a world-class Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

You'll be in good hands with a team of caregivers who are dedicated to providing specialized care throughout your pregnancy and birth experience.

What is a High-Risk Pregnancy?

Certain conditions can cause a higher risk of danger to your health and the health of your baby. Some of these include being pregnant with multiples, having a history of previous problem pregnancies, or being over age 35.

Examples of chronic conditions that can complicate a pregnancy include heart disease, high blood pressure, kidney problems, autoimmune disorders, diabetes, cancer or gestational diabetes.

Our services for high-risk pregnancies include: 

  • Advanced ultrasound and imaging capabilities
  • Comprehensive diabetes and pregnancy management
  • Dedicated high-risk (perinatal) pregnancy unit
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician
  • Multiple births
  • Prematurity prevention
  • Prenatal genetic testing with first trimester diagnosis

Dedicated High-Risk Unit at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center

If concerns arise during your pregnancy, your doctor may require periods of bed rest. In the event of serious complications during pregnancy, Brookwood has a dedicated patient unit designed specifically for the care of high-risk pregnancies.

The Perinatal Unit has a staff of caring nurses who have received specialized training in high-risk pregnancies. Your private room is comfortable, with amenities such as cable television, Wi-Fi access, and room service.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Brookwood Baptist Health has three hospitals with Level III, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that is staffed with board-certified neonatologists, neonatal respiratory therapists, and registered nurses who are certified in infant CPR, drug intervention, and advanced life support. Brookwood also provides a Neonatal Transport Service to newborns who were delivered elsewhere, but after birth need the resources available at our NICU.