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Wolfson Children's Hospital Newborn Therapy Center

Early Diagnosis of High-Risk Newborns

Conditions long considered life threatening to an unborn baby are now being identified early, allowing critical decisions and preparations to be made that can result in better outcomes for children with serious medical conditions.

Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy Center

The Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy Center is a multi-institutional collaboration between Baptist Health, Regional Obstetric Consultants (ROC), Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville and University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more

Why Wolfson

At the Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy Center, all the specialists needed work together to provide diagnostics, treatment, education and support services parents need as they anticipate the birth of a child with complex conditions.

An expert team preparing for your baby

Expectant parents facing the birth of a high-risk newborn benefit from a team of specialists who meet regularly to review complex prenatal cases that may require special care at delivery. This preparation allows for all the necessary services and expertise to be in place upon baby’s arrival.

Conditions We Diagnose

Some conditions present before birth that we diagnose:

  • Abdominal wall defects (gastroschisis)
  • Brain malformations
  • Chromosomal conditions
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
  • Congenital heart conditions
  • Heart arrhythmias
  • Intestinal malformations
  • Kidney and urologic abnormalities
  • Spina bifida and neural tube defects

Services We Offer

A wide range of coordinated care and support for parents

  • Diagnostic testing
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Fetal MRI
  • Fetal echocardiogram
  • Fetal Cardiac Clinic
  • Fetal assessment
  • Fetal procedures
  • Newborn Intensive Care
  • Genetic counseling
  • Prenatal counseling
  • Support services
  • Palliative/hospice care
  • Postnatal care planning

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Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy Center

Wolfson Children’s Hospital Nemours Children's Specialty Care, Jacksonville University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville

The Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy Center is a multi-institutional collaboration between Baptist Health, Regional Obstetric Consultants (ROC), Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville and University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Learn more