SOURCE: Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine

May 06, 2013 10:05 ET

Fetal Care Team at Mercy Reaches Record Level of Patients in 2013

Dr. Gilbert Webb and Team of Local Doctors Have Helped More Than 200 Families

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - May 6, 2013) - The Fetal Care Team at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, staffed by doctors from Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has experienced consistent growth since it formed in January 2012, reaching a record level of patients this year and becoming the largest fetal care service provider in the St. Louis area. The team, which consists of doctors, nurses, care navigators, genetic counselors, sonographers, grief counselors and palliative care, now averages 40-50 patients per month.

Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM), in partnership with Mercy Hospital and Mercy Children's Hospital, provides expertise in diagnosing, treating and caring for women with high-risk pregnancies and their babies. 

"Our doctors have the skill and expertise to help families navigate high-risk pregnancies," said Dr. Gilbert Webb, medical director of Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine. "Pregnancy is an exciting, nervous time for any family, and we help give them the peace of mind that comes with high-quality care."

About Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) is a group of specialists, sometimes called perinatologists or high-risk obstetricians, with training in obstetrics and gynecology, and an in-depth understanding of pregnancy complications and treatments. Midwest MFM specialists work in collaboration with obstetricians to provide care for high-risk pregnant women.

About Dr. Gilbert Webb
Dr. Gilbert Webb has more than 25 years of experience, and in that time has cared for more than 100,000 patients. He has personally delivered more than 8,000 babies and supervised more than 2,000 midwife and resident deliveries. Dr. Gilbert Webb specializes in handling the most difficult, at-risk pregnancies and deliveries, and he is the Medical Director of Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

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