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Texas Children’s Fetal Center®

If you are a patient, please visit Texas Children’s Fetal Center® for more contact, scheduling, and location information.

Referring Provider Instructions


Referring Provider Instructions

To refer your patient to the Texas Children’s Fetal Center®, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or download and complete the paper referral form or submit via Texas Children's Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Options for additional contact
    • By Phone: Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 832-822-2229 or toll-free 877-338-2579.
    • By Email: fetalcenter@texaschildrens.org (For urgent matters, contact us by phone)
    • By Fax: Fax a referral form, along with all necessary medical records, to 832-824-7333.

  4. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to Texas Children's Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With Texas Children's Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.

Referral Guidelines

Texas Children’s Fetal Center® physicians have developed a series of medical algorithms to offer guidance for health care professionals in the diagnosis and treatment of several fetal conditions. Please call toll-free 1-877-FetalRx (338-2579) if you would like to discuss a specific case or diagnosis with a physician from Texas Children’s Fetal Center.

Click on the following links to download PDFs of our fetal algorithms. 


Fetal Center - Austin

To refer your patient to the Texas Children’s Fetal Center® in Austin, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or download and complete the paper referral form or submit via Texas Children's Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Options for additional contact
    • By Phone (Austin): Our phones at Specialty Care Austin are answered 8a-5p, M-F, 737-220-8200
    • By Phone (Houston): If you need to reach the Texas Children’s Fetal Center in Houston after hours, phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 832-822-2229 or toll-free 877-338-2579
    • By Fax: Fax a referral form, along with all necessary medical records, to 832-824-7333.

  4. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to Texas Children's Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With Texas Children's Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.

Need Help?

If you are a referring provider’s office needing referral assistance or a provider needing to speak to an on-call specialist, please contact the Provider Connect team, M-F 8a-5p, excluding holidays:

  1. Phone: 832-TCH-CARE (832-824-2273)
  2. Toll-Free: 877-855-4857
  3. Email: providerconnect@texaschildrens.org