Ohio State offers expert care for women experiencing high-risk pregnancy.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Maternal Fetal Medicine programs and clinics provide unparalleled personal care in addressing pregnancy complications. Working with your obstetrician/gynecologist, we offer compassionate, coordinated, personalized care backed by innovative research, depth of medical expertise, and leading technologies and treatments. And because we’re an academic medical center that’s part of Ohio State, we have access to resources, equipment and support that make certain treatments possible only here.

At our Maternal Fetal Medicine programs and clinics, we care for women experiencing high-risk pregnancies, including those with multiples pregnancy, diabetes, high blood pressure, genetic conditions, premature birth history, advanced maternal age or any condition requiring high-risk care or fetal treatment.

Our Services

Adult congenital heart disease in pregnancy program

Specialized care for pregnant women with a congenital or acquired heart condition

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Diabetes in pregnancy program

Personalized care for expectant mothers with pre-existing or pregnancy-related diabetic conditions

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Prematurity program

Expert care for women with a history of preterm (born before 37 weeks) birth

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Fetal treatment program

Advanced care for women carrying a baby or babies diagnosed with a birth defect or pregnancy complication

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Genetics and preconception counseling

State-of-the-art care for families with an increased risk for having a child with a birth defect or genetic condition

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Substance abuse, treatment, education and prevention program (STEPP)

Compassionate care for expectant mothers with drug or alcohol addictions

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Screenings and diagnostic procedures

Prenatal testing and fetal screenings for routine and high-risk pregnancies

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Why Choose Ohio State?

Why choose Ohio State for maternal fetal medicine?

Why choose Ohio State for maternal fetal medicine?

Britton Rink, MD, MS, is an obstetrician and gynecologist on The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Maternal Fetal Medicine team. Dr. Brink and the Maternal Fetal Medicine team are dedicated to providing a special level of personalized prenatal care to women experiencing high-risk pregnancy.

As the area’s only comprehensive Maternal Fetal Medicine program that is also part of an academic medical center, you and your Ob/Gyn benefit from the latest research and the best practices, many of which were developed and refined at Ohio State. That lets us detect problems faster, intervene earlier, treat more effectively, and manage your and your baby’s care more efficiently.

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Patient Success

Complex laser surgery saved their twins

Amy and Mike never imagined they’d have a high-risk pregnancy, let alone a rare complication called Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS).

Early diagnosis helped Courtney have a healthy baby

When Courtney's son Corbyn was diagnosed with complications during pregnancy she turned to Ohio State's Maternal Fetal Medicine experts.

Monitoring high-risk pregnancy provides peace of mind

​Dawn, age 37, of Dublin, Ohio, has learned how to deal with stress. Whether it's running her own baking business or juggling schedules for her family of four, she tackles life's hurdles one day at a time.

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