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At Lurie Children's we treat you and your child throughout all stages of life, starting at the beginning. Learn more in our resources on fetal health and pregnancy care.

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Common Questions About High-Risk Pregnancy

Being diagnosed with a high-risk pregnancy is overwhelming. It is important to be prepared for the next steps in your care. 

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What to Do When You Receive a Fetal Diagnosis

Our fetal experts help families understand what a fetal complication or diagnosis means for your family. 

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What Happens When Fetal Heart Abnormalities are Detected During an Ultrasound?

When pregnant patients receive a prenatal diagnosis of a congenital heart defect (CHD), they often have a lot of questions and concerns about what comes next.

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Fetal Laser Surgery Helps Pregnant Families with Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Sarah and Jesus’ excitement turned to shock when a routine echocardiogram showed one of their twins had heart abnormalities caused by TTTS.

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What to Know About Prenatal Genetic Counseling

When a prenatal diagnosis is made, families meet with a prenatal genetic counselor from one of our many pediatric specialty clinics.

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