High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby norlisa k » Mon Oct 10, 2005 11:36 pm

You're welcome, Carla. I hope that you find the perinatologist who is right for you.

Always wishing the best for you,

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby cgaydos » Mon Oct 10, 2005 08:20 am

Thank you Norlisa. This list of MFM is very helpful.
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Postby norlisa k » Sun Oct 09, 2005 02:34 am

Hi Carla,

Welcome to the boards. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your son, Hunter.

I don't live in North Carolina, but I found some high-risk obstetrician referrals for you (there's about six). To find them, go to the website listed above for the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, http://www.smfm.org Then click on "Physician Locator." Go to state and click on "North Carolina," then hit the "OK" block. The site should then list all the maternal-fetal medicine docs in NC, and hopefully you'll find one near you.

Hope this helps.

Wishing you the best,

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby cgaydos » Sat Oct 08, 2005 11:33 pm

Hello ladies,
I'm new to the board. i've actually been talking to several of you on the TTC forum. I can't locate any high risk docs in Charlotte, NC. Anyone live near Charlotte or have a suggestion as to where I can look. Most sites I've tried have no listing for the Charlotte area, which I know can't be correct?

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby kdreher » Thu Aug 25, 2005 06:29 pm

Unless you have fertility issues with getting pregnant, then your doctor should not be sending you to a fertility specialist or RE. I would ask your doctor, why?, he/she is recommending a fertility specialist and not a peri? Yes, in my opinion, you should consult a peri.

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby averys mom » Thu Aug 25, 2005 05:58 pm

Hi there! My Dr. is sending me to an Infertility Specialist... is this correct? I'm so confused. I had a problem with Preeclampsia my first pregnancy, I want to see a Dr. about another baby possibly. I don't want to take the time to see a Fertility Specialist if I need to see a Perinatologist??

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby faith » Wed Jul 20, 2005 08:56 pm

I was just looking for something like this...thank you for the post! It's great info!

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby kjones » Wed Jul 20, 2005 01:02 pm

You are on top of it Laura!!

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Re : High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby evosevich » Wed Jul 20, 2005 11:44 am

Thanks for the sites they are very helpful.

Carey

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High risk doctors/Perinatologists/MFMs

Postby laura » Tue Aug 03, 2004 10:07 am

It has been suggested by several members of our Medical Board that all women with a history of preeclampsia consult with a high risk pregnancy specialist before initiating another pregnancy and/or during a subsequent pregnancy because the greatest known risk factor for developing preeclampsia is having had it in a prior pregnancy.

You can find perinatologists who specialize specifically in hypertensive pregnancies at http://www.nasshp.com

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General perinatologists at http://www.smfm.org

Each site has a link to the addresses of their member doctors, and you just have to browse the site to find the doctor nearest you.

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