Maternal fetal medicine is a subspeciality within the field of obstetrics and practitioners in this field undertake additional specialist training.

Specialists who work in this area may:

  • perform prenatal tests
  • provide treatment for pregnancy related complications - pre-eclampsia, twins, triplets, preterm labour
  • provide treatment for pregnant women with pre-existing health conditions
  • perform surgeries

After a birth they often work closely with pediatricians and neonatologists.

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​Expert evidence in this area of medical negligence will generally concern the standard of treatment and care provided to the mother or baby or both.

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Maternal–fetal medicine began to emerge as a discipline in the 1960s. Advances in research and technology allowed physicians to diagnose and treat fetal complications in utereo, whereas previously, obstetricians could only rely on heart rate monitoring and maternal reports of fetal movement.

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Profiles of Experts in Medical negligence - maternal fetal medicine

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