Program will include a 10-Bed High-Risk Fetal Labor and Delivery Unit at Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Miami Children's Health System
(MCHS) announced <on
> their intent to explore the development of a comprehensive high-risk fetal and newborn medicine program to care for healthy mothers who are expecting a baby with complex medical issues. Experts from BWH will partner with MCHS to provide recommendations related to the development of the program, including establishing a high-risk-fetal labor and delivery unit at
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
, slated to open in 2017, as well as guidance on clinical protocols and opportunities for training and education.
"Brigham and Women's Hospital is a leading provider of fetal and newborn care, including the diagnosis and treatment of newborn babies with complex medical issues," said
Dr. M. Narendra Kini
, CEO at MCHS. "We are eager to bring their expertise to Nicklaus Children's Hospital with the goal of developing a comprehensive and patient-focused facility for women with high-risk-fetal pregnancies and their babies."