Conditions We Treat

Texas Children’s Fetal Center® is one of the few centers in the world that provides comprehensive care for the full spectrum of fetal conditions, from common birth defects to rare, complex fetal anomalies.

We are also one of the oldest and most experienced fetal programs, home to leading specialists in maternal-fetal medicine, fetal and neonatal surgery, and pediatric cardiology and pulmonology, among others, for unparalleled treatment every step of the way.

Our team frequently evaluates and treats:

With our proven outcomes, we attract families from around the world seeking the most advanced treatment available for fetal abnormalities.

Below you’ll find the full list of conditions we care for. We welcome an opportunity to visit with you about your family’s needs.

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We offer expert maternal, fetal and pediatric care for the treatment of fetal conditions such as:

Cardiovascular System (Heart and Blood Vessels)

  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Atrioventricular (AV) Canal Defects
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Double Inlet Ventricle
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Ductal Constriction
  • Ebstein Anomaly and Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ectopia Cordis
  • Enteric Duplicational Atresia
  • Fetal Arrhythmias
    • Bradyarrhythmia
    • Congenital Heart Block
    • Premature Atrial Contraction
    • Premature Ventricular Contraction
    • Tachyarrhythmia
  • Foramen Ovale Restriction
  • Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy (GACI)
  • Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Borderline Left Heart
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Intracardiac Tumors
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pentalogy of Cantrell
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pericardial/Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
  • Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
  • Transposition of Great Arteries
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Vascular Rings

Central Nervous System (Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerves)

Craniofacial Anomalies (Structure of Face and Head)

  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Hemifacial Microsomia
  • Hypertelorism
  • Hypotelorism
  • Macroglossia
  • Micrognathia and Agnathia
  • Microphthalmia/Anophthalmia
  • Pierre Robin


Thoracic (Trachea and Lungs)

Blood Disorders

Abdominal Wall Defects

Gastrointestinal Tract (Stomach and Intestines)

Genitourinary Tract (Bladder, Urethra, and Gender Organs)

Skeletal Disorders

  • Achondrogenesis
  • Achondroplasia
  • Campomelic Dysplasia
  • Chondrodysplasia Punctata
  • Diastrophic Dysplasia
  • Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome
  • Fetal Skeletal Dysplasia/Dwarfing Conditions
  • Hemivertebrae
  • Hypophosphatasia
  • Jarcho-Levin Syndrome
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Short-Rib Polydactyly Syndrome
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Thanatophoric Dysplasia

Extremities (Arms, Hands, Fingers, Legs, Feet and Toes)

  • Amniotic band syndrome
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Clinodactyly
  • Clubfoot
  • Congenital limb amputations and anomalies
  • Ectrodactyly
  • Polydactyly
  • Radial Aplasia
  • Syndactyly

Umbilical Cord

  • Single Umbilical Artery
  • Umbilical Cord Abnormalities


Multiple Gestation (Twins, Triplets, etc.)

Disorders of Growth

Disorders of Amniotic Fluid Volume

Hydrops Fetalis (Accumulation of excess fluid)

Fetal Chromosome Abnormalities

For more information or to schedule an appointment,

call Texas Children’s Fetal Center at 832-822-2229 or 1-877-FetalRx (338-2579) toll-free.

Our phones are answered 24/7. Immediate appointments are often available.