Why choose The Fetal Care Center at Connecticut Children’s?

The Fetal Care Center at Connecticut Children’s provides comprehensive prenatal diagnosis and the full spectrum of fetal surgical interventions for a variety of conditions. During your first visit, you will be scheduled for a single day, comprehensive diagnostic evaluation including ultrasound, fetal echocardiogram and fetal MRI imaging. At the end of your comprehensive single-day evaluation, our team will develop your personalized care plan — identifying your and your baby’s unique needs — and present a detailed management plan for you and your baby for the rest of the pregnancy, delivery management and postnatal care.

Conditions We Treat

Medical Illustration of Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

Over the past 25 years, Timothy Crombleholme, MD, has performed more than 1,000 procedures for patients with TTTS.

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Myelomeningocele (MMC)

The Fetal Care Center offers treatment options for MMC that include repair during pregnancy or soon after birth.

Medical illustration of congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

Our team approach to treating CDH dramatically improves survival rates and reduces the need for life support following surgery.

Our Fetal Care Expertise

Our Team

We take a multidisciplinary approach to caring for moms and their babies. That includes experts in fetal surgery, cardiology, cardiac surgery, fetal imaging, genetics, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology, surgery, and urology.

Through our Pediatric Care Alliance with Hartford HealthCare, you’ll also have access to maternal-fetal medicine specialists and obstetricians.

Treatments & Services

We develop customized care for you and your baby that may include fetal imaging, genetic counseling and testing, maternal-fetal-medicine consults, and fetal surgery. 

Our Location

The Fetal Care Center is part of Connecticut Children’s Main Campus, located on Floor 2, Suite F of the Medical Center. The state-of-the-art facility allows us to complete all appointments, diagnostic testing and medical procedures under one roof.