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From the moment you learn that you have a high-risk pregnancy or your unborn child may have a serious health risk, you want the right healthcare experts at your side. Maternal-fetal specialists at Riley at IU Health can guide your family through a complicated pregnancy, protect the health of your unborn child and offer peace of mind.
Whether you choose us because of a past pregnancy complication, a chronic health condition or an unexpected health issue for you or your baby, our board certified maternal-fetal doctors, neonatal specialists and pediatric subspecialists are committed to delivering the best possible results for your family.
Expectant mothers often come to us through a referral from an obstetrician or family doctor. In these cases, we can play a consulting role of co-managed care with your physician, or we can be your main source of care during pregnancy.
Our maternal-fetal specialists differ from other obstetricians and gynecologists because of their extra training in two areas:
We assemble all the specialists needed to manage your baby’s health—and yours.
Our integrated approach to caring for expectant moms and newborns gives families access to important resources for high-risk pregnancies, including:
For families whose pregnancies are anything but routine, Riley at IU Health Maternal Fetal Medicine is Indiana’s leader in expert care that covers the health of mother and child. We offer a wide spectrum of multidisciplinary healthcare, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our nurses, social workers and specialists meticulously coordinate your evaluation, diagnosis and treatment to make a seamless process for you and your family.
Our board certified, nationally known physicians use advanced research, diagnosis and treatments to care for you and your baby. Here are just a few of the conditions we treat.
|Antiphospholipid syndrome||Asthma in pregnancy||Cervical insufficiency|
|Gestational diabetes||Maternal acquired|
|Maternal congenital heart disease|
|Pre-existing diabetes||Prior stillbirth||Prior venous thromboembolism|
or deep venous thrombosis
|Recurrent pregnancy loss||Rheumatologic diseases||Substance abuse in pregnancy|
|Systemic lupus erythematous||Thyroid disease in pregnancy|
|Amniotic band syndrome||Anencephaly||Bladder outlet obstruction|
|Brain malformations||Bronchopulmonary sequestration||Congenital heart block|
|Hydrops||Platelet alloimmunization||Pleural effusions|
|Pyelectasis/hydronephrosis||Red blood cell alloimmunization||Skeletal dysplasia|
|Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome|
|Abnormal placentation evaluation||Extensive ultrasounds||Follow-up ultrasounds|
|Multifetal pregnancy management||Preconception consultation|
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs & departments.
Riley at IU Health reaches out to Indiana’s healthcare professionals to improve care for mothers and babies through training. Follow our links to learn more about continuing medical education opportunities happening around the state.
Maternal-fetal specialists welcome referrals from gynecologists, obstetricians, primary care physicians and other healthcare professionals. To arrange care for patients who are at risk for a complicated pregnancy, contact us at 317.944.7010 or by fax at 317.968.1028.
Riley at IU Health maternal-fetal specialists use evidence-based techniques informed by research, including collaborative studies with the Indiana University School of Medicine. Our physicians study a wide range of health problems, including research to identify new methods for detecting and treating women at risk for premature birth, which can increase the rate of infant mortality and give surviving children a higher risk of cardiovascular, lung and metabolic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes later in life.
We provide specialized training in prenatal diagnosis, labor and delivery, ultrasound imaging and high-risk or complicated pregnancies. All medical students, residents and fellows involved in training or care are fully supervised by experienced physicians at Riley at IU Health.
Riley at IU Health works with the Indiana University School of Medicine to provide four levels of medical training, including: