Sometimes, challenges arise during pregnancy that can affect your health or the health of your unborn baby. MultiCare’s high-risk pregnancy care gives women with high-risk pregnancies the extra special prenatal care and attention they need.
Learn more about some of the services we provide expecting moms experiencing a high-risk pregnancy. Note that these services are provided after you've been referred by your pregnancy provider.
When you face special challenges in your pregnancy, you want the best possible care from top doctors. Together with your MultiCare OB provider, our team of dedicated MultiCare specialists are board certified and committed to providing you with outstanding care and a positive experience.
Your team of experts may include MultiCare Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists, diabetic experts, nutritionists, pediatric cardiologists, ophthalmologists and neonatologists who will be working with your OB provider to care for you throughout your high-risk pregnancy.
You will benefit from a customized high-risk pregnancy care roadmap that will outline the various visits with your care team. These high-risk pregnancy care roadmaps are based on the latest clinical evidence and best practices in obstetric (OB) care.
You and your OB provider:
MultiCare is a Center of Excellence for high-risk pregnancies.
Every step of the way, your high-risk pregnancy care team will be there for you and your developing baby with high-quality, collaborative medical care, classes and special services, plus the full resources of MultiCare Health System. These include our secure MyChart electronic health record for safer, more coordinated care; a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital; Special Care Nurseries at MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital and MultiCare Auburn Medical Center; and the added resources of a prenatal diagnosis center, genetic counseling and other specialized resources that are part of MultiCare’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Centers.
You’ll also have the assurance of knowing that at MultiCare — like no other health system in the area — you will benefit from the combined resources of expert MultiCare OB providers along with the pediatric specialization and resources of Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital.
The Tacoma General Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides Level IV care, the region's highest level of care for fragile babies.