High Risk Services

The High-Risk Obstetrical Unit specializes in helping expectant moms with various health needs, such as:

  • Asthma and pneumonia
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple gestations (twins, triplets, quadruplets)
  • Postoperative recovery
  • Pre-eclampsia (increased blood pressure during the third trimester)
  • Premature rupture of membranes
  • Preterm labor
  • Cardiac disease

Everyone on the High-Risk Obstetrical Unit Staff at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital is experienced in high-risk deliveries. That staff includes:

  • Board-certified maternal fetal medicine specialists
  • Ultrasound technicians
  • Obstetricians
  • Labor and delivery nurses

Neonatologists from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) assist families that include babies with special needs.