The Antenatal Testing Unit for Maternal and Fetal Medicine
The Antenatal Testing Unit at Bridgeport Hospital and the Section of Maternal-Fetal Medicine provide specialized services for both normal and high-risk pregnancies. At Bridgeport Hospital, a close relationship has developed between the doctors in the community and our specialists to provide the best possible care in complicated pregnancies.
Our services include basic and targeted ultrasound, prenatal diagnosis, genetic counseling, preconceptual and perinatal consultation, fetal monitoring, diabetic education and management, prematurity prevention, and nutritional counseling for normal and complicated pregnancies.
National Accreditation of the ATU
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Certification (AIUM): Our unit has been certified to perform Obstetrical Ultrasound since 1997. AIUM certification is a rigorous voluntary process which demonstrates our commitment to performing the highest level of service along with maintaining high credentials. Physicians, ultrasound equipment, ultrasound and support staff, and quality assurance standards are reviewed. Ultrasound accreditation proves commitment to the highest quality patient care, demonstrates clinical excellence, and provides credibility to peers.
The Diabetes in Pregnancy program was certified by the American Diabetes Association in 1999.