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Obstetrics & Gynecology



Maternal Fetal Medicine
Specialized Pregnancy Expertise
Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Programs

Antenatal Testing Unit

We provide comprehensive obstetric care at Boston Medical Center and at our affiliated Community Health Centers. Prenatal care is provided by a variety of fully trained practitioners including ob/gyn physicians, family medicine specialists and certified nurse midwives. Dedicated anesthesiologists are present full time on our labor and delivery service. Every woman delivering a baby at Boston Medical Center is eligible for labor support from our Birth Sisters doula program.

Download patient guide for Pregnancy, Birth and Your Baby and You.

Paciente guía disponibles en español: Embarazo, El parto y Tu bebé y tú.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

We provide a full range of obstetric services for women with maternal and/or fetal complications of pregnancy. We offer consultative services as well as primary obstetrical care for women. Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists are available for consultation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our 15-bed Neonatal Intensive Care unit is staffed full time by pediatric newborn specialists known as neonatologists.

Ethnic-based carrier screening is available. For more information, contact a genetics professional at 617.414.2000.

Specialized Expertise

We Have Specialized Expertise in the Following Areas:

  • Complications to mother's health including mothers over 35 years of age, diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, HIV, lupus or Sickle Cell Disease; and
  • History of pregnancy or child birth complicated by recurrent miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm delivery or fetal growth abnormality.
  • Pregnancy complicated by cervical insufficiency, preterm labor, fetal abnormalities or multiple gestation;

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Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Programs

We Offer Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Programs for:

  • Addiction in pregnancy
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • HIV in pregnancy (Positive Hope program)

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Antenatal Testing Unit

Our Antenatal Testing Unit Services Include:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Antepartum testing (non-stress testing, biophysical profiles)
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • First and second trimester screening for fetal abnormalities
  • Genetic counseling. Reasons for genetic counseling may include:
    • Abnormal maternal serum screening
    • Advanced maternal age (>35y)
    • Consanguinity (couple is related by blood)
    • Ethnic-based carrier screening (i.e. sickle cell and cystic fibrosis carriers)
    • Exposure to medications, drugs, alcohol, radiation or infections (teratogens)
    • Personal or family history of a birth defect, genetic disorder, or intellectually disabled
    • Recurrent pregnancy loss or infertility
    • Ultrasound anomalies
  • Non-invasive prenatal testing via cell-free DNA (NIPT)
  • Paternity testing
  • Ultrasound

Related Services

Labor & Delivery
Birth Sisters Program
Lactation Services
The BirthPlace & Well Baby Unit


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More Information

There are two office locations for Obstetrics & Gynecology at Boston Medical Center:

Doctors Office Building
11th Floor
720 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Call: 617.414.2000
Fax: 617.638.7852

Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
5th Floor
850 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Call: 617.414.2000
Fax: 617.414.7212

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