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Welcome to the Center for Perinatal Care
The Center for Perinatal Care is a collaborative University of Wisconsin– Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and Meriter Hospital program that accepts referrals for the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a full range of complex medical, obstetric, fetal and genetic conditions that complicate pregnancy, birth and the newborn period. For three decades, our mission has been to optimize each family’s chances of delivering a healthy baby.
The Center for Perinatal Care offers:
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Services: Consultation to discuss care options for high-risk pregnancies
High Risk Perinatal Clinic: Primary or co- management prenatal care for high risk pregnancies
Diabetes in Pregnancy Program: Specialized diabetes education and management before,during and after pregnancy
Prenatal Diagnostic Center: Advanced fetal ultrasounds, screening and diagnostic testing, and fetal care coordination
Genetic Counseling: Consultation to discuss testing options and risks to a pregnancy
Perinatal Palliative Care Program: Palliative and bereavement care for pregnancy and infant loss
Team of Providers
Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physicians and Fellows
Clinical Nurse Specialists
Certified Diabetes Educator
Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Certified Genetic Counselors
Network of Pediatric Subspecialty Physicians
More families choose Meriter for their birth experience than any other hospital in South Central Wisconsin. Combining the best in medical care, technology and clinical research, we are equipped to care for a variety of problems that a pregnant woman or newborn may encounter. The Center for Perinatal Care utilizes a one-room model of care to combine the best in specialized prenatal medical care and advanced technologies to care for the pregnant woman. The Meriter Birthing Center is an advanced tertiary care center for maternal and newborn patients. The Newborn Intensive Care Unit is equipped to care for high-risk infants whether they are born at Meriter or transported from a regional hospital. Birthing center tours and classes led by expert educators, help expectant parents learn about and become confident with childbirth and newborn care.