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Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine

This Division is focused on clinical practice in high-risk obstetrics 24 hours round the clock care. The Division takes pride in the fact that its chief Dr. Prakash K. Mehta is one of the most sought after high risk pregnancy specialist and is an invited faculty in various National and International forums and has contributed to original research papers, journals and textbooks.
The Division. is committed to providing the highest level of obstetric care, prenatal consultations and diagnostic services, medical education, and clinical and basic research. This division maintains a full clinical practice focused on high-risk obstetrics. The staff of the division has experience and expertise in managing pregnancies complicated by a range of medical and obstetric disorders including Hypertensive Disease, Antepartum Hemorrhage, Placenta Accreta, Diabetes Mellitus, Thyroid Disorders, Complicated Twin Pregnancies & Higher Order Gestations, PPROM, Rh Isoimmunization, Platelet and Blood Disorders such as Thrombocytopenia and Thalassemia, Collagen Vascular Diseases such as Lupus and Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Maternal Cardiac, Neurological, Gastrointestinal, and Renal Disease, Post Partum Complications and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.

Special Clinics

This clinic offers care and services for the patient experiencing high-risk problems in the pregnancy.
Most pregnancies and deliveries go as planned, with few complications and mother and baby going home within two days. But sometimes, the unexpected happens. When it does, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital is ready, offering experienced, life-saving care for women who are at risk for complications during pregnancy, for premature and sick newborns, and for unborn children who are not developing as expected.
By prior appointment, patients are referred by their regular obstetrician. These consultations may result in a one time visit to our office or co-management of patients with complicated pregnancies.

The fetus is often at risk in high risk pregnancies, In order to ensure that the pregnancy proceeds smoothly and without mishaps antepartum tests are carried out. This unit provide Doppler, biophysical profiles, non stress tests and other forms of ante partum testing for high risk patients. Special equipments to monitor multiple pregnancies is available.

Pre-pregnancy care (also called preconception care) helps find issues that could affect your pregnancy, so you and your doctor can take steps to avoid potential problems. Pre pregnancy planning keeps you and your future baby as healthy as possible. If you are thinking about having a baby, visit our prepregnancy clinic. Counseling is provided for couple with medical problems and complicated obstetrical histories or who just want up-to-date information prior to attempting a pregnancy. This clinic aids in identification of problems and helps in instituting corrective measures before the woman becomes pregnant. Patient education is given due importance in this clinic. Your doctor will talk with you about your physical and mental health, and give you any exams or screenings you might need to help make sure you have a healthy pregnancy. You can also get tips on how to get pregnant.

Losing a pregnancy is always difficult and even early losses are associated with frustration and grief. Many couples are anxious to understand why miscarriage has occurred and are hesitant to pursue another pregnancy until they understand more about the cause of their loss Detailed investigations and counseling are provided for patients with repeated abortion. A proper workup ensures help for many of these couples. The right treatment can help women who experience recurrent miscarriages have a successful pregnancy. We also provide the compassionate care you and your partner need all the way from the initial consultation visit through pregnancy.

Scheduled prenatal diagnostic consultation and targeted ultrasound examinations are available. The team has vast experience in invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, umbilical cord blood sampling & intrauterine blood transfusion for Rh iso immunization. . A discussion with the specialist allows the couple to understand the problem, various options available and possible risks for future pregnancies. Prenatal testing will help your doctor determine whether your baby will need extra levels of care before, during and after delivery.
Some of the Prenatal Diagnostic Testing available include :

  • Genetic Counseling
  • First-trimester Screening
  • Diabetic Management
  • Ultrasound (Diagnostic or Targeted)
  • Doppler-flow Studies
  • Fetal Echocardiography

A 24 hour modern laboratory ensures that investigation results are available at the earliest. Round the clock blood bank facilities ensure adequate transfusion support for Ob emergencies.

The hospital has a well staffed department of Neonatology and Pediatric Surgery. The NICU comprises 14 beds in two areas, providing varying levels of care: intensive, intermediate, isolation and continuing care. We take care of the premature babies with or without problem. Where surgical care is required, Neontal and pediatric surgical care by specialists is available.

Patients who develop high risk problems during pregnancy & labor or in whom the need for tertiary care is anticipated may be transferred for tertiary care. A prior intimation or discussion will ensure optimal coordination and care for the patient.

Our Consultants

Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine


  Tel: 080-40875500 Ext.4665