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LABOR & DELIVERY - ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The state-of-the art facilities of the Hutzel Women’s Hospital Labor and Delivery Unit include:

  • Approximately 5,500 deliveries annually
  • High-risk population
  • 25 birthing rooms and 4 obstetrical operating rooms
  • Maternal Special Care Unit (MSCU)
    • -Five-bed unit
    • -The only maternal ICU in Michigan
  • Fetal therapy procedure rooms for clinical training in cordocentesis, intrauterine fetal transfusions, fetal endoscopy and radiofrequency ablation
  • Fellow participation in the care of fetuses with lethal, non-lethal malformations and genetic syndromes
  • Opportunities for clinical research and education:
    • -Design and participate in clinical research
    • -Collaboration with Neonatology, Cardiology, and Critical Care Pediatrics
    • -Daily Research Rounds: presentation and discussion of current cases, patient management, and review of pertinent scientific literature