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Texas Children's Fetal Center | Our Approach to Care
As one of the nation's leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities in unborn and newborn infants, Texas Children's Fetal Center is committed to providing the best possible care and outcome for each mother, baby and family. We provide comprehensive care to meet the needs of pregnant women, fetuses and newborns in a new model we call family-centered care.The core staff of Texas Children's Fetal Center includes fetal and pediatric surgeons, maternal fetal medicine specialists and specialized coordinators. The Fetal Center’s physicians are recognized leaders in fetal medicine and fetal and neonatal surgery. As one of only a few centers in the United States to provide the full spectrum of fetal therapies, Texas Children's attracts parents from around the world seeking the ultimate in care for their unborn child.We perform fetal interventions, including fetal surgery, in the state-of-the-art operating facilities at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, immediately adjacent to our 76-bed Level IV neonatal intensive care unit in Texas Children's Hospital. The Fetal Center is committed to responsiveness, open 24/7 with physicians on-call to discuss diagnoses and care plans with referring doctors. The Fetal Center is prepared for surgical or medical intervention 7 days a week, year-round.Texas Children's Fetal Center is a member of the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet), a voluntary association of medical centers in the United States and Canada with established expertise in fetal surgery and other forms of multidisciplinary care for complex disorders of the fetus.