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Explore excellence in fetal medicine at Fathima Hospital, Kannur, led by Dr. Hariprasad. Our dedicated department offers advanced care and expertise in monitoring and managing fetal health, ensuring the best outcomes for expectant mothers and their babies

Fetal Medicines Referral Center 

Fathima Hospital Fetal Medicine Unit (FMU)

Discover comprehensive pregnancy scan services in Kannur at Fathima Hospital. Our state-of-the-art facilities and skilled medical professionals ensure accurate and thorough scans to monitor the health and development of your baby throughout pregnancy

The Fetal Medicine Unit at Fathima Hospital, under the expert leadership of the distinguished Fetal Medicine specialist, Dr. Hari Prasad, is dedicated to providing comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for potential complications that may arise in unborn babies. Dr. Hari Prasad, a renowned professional in the field, leads the unit with a commitment to ensuring the well-being of both the expecting mothers and their unborn children. The unit specializes in addressing a wide range of fetal issues, utilizing advanced diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions to manage and mitigate potential risks. The Fathima Hospital Fetal Medicine Unit stands as a beacon of expertise and compassion, offering personalized care to support the health and development of unborn infants.

A referral centre in Kannur District for fetal medicine 

Whether you're in need of routine prenatal scans or specialized diagnostic imaging, our experienced team is here to provide compassionate care and support every step of the way. Trust Fathima Hospital for reliable pregnancy scans in Kannur, ensuring peace of mind for you and your growing family

Fathima Hospital is a referral centre in Kannur District for fetal medicine. We aim to provide the highest standard of care in a professional, calm and supportive environment. Fathima Hospital provides a comprehensive service throughout pregnancy in the diagnosis and management of all fetal conditions. Services are provided by a dedicated team of fetal medicine doctors to provide seamless care. 

Fetal medicine unit comprises of team of:
  • Trained fetal medicine specialists

  • Obstetrician and gynaecologist

  • Geneticist and counselor

  • Paediatrics and neonatology

What we offer :

Fetal medicine unit  provides a comprehensive service throughout the pregnancy in diagnosis and management of all fetal conditions.

We are specialised in:

  • First trimester diagnosis of fetal anomalies

  • Screening of chromosomal abnormalities

  • Invasive prenatal diagnosis for chromosomal abnormalities and genetic syndrome

  • Diagnosis and management of small and growth-restricted fetuses

  • Management of multiple pregnancies and their complications

  • Prediction and prevention of preterm labour

  • Monitoring and treatment Rh Negative mothers and doing IUTs

  • Close pregnancy monitoring in women with previous poor pregnancy outcome

The main aim of our Fetal Medicine Center is to provide comprehensive specialized care to women with both low and high-risk pregnancy from conception to childbirth under one roof, hand in hand with your obstetrician.

Facilities available for Fathima hospital  Fetal Medicine Centre

Comprehensive Obstetrical Ultrasound by Feto-Maternal Expert 

  • Confirmation of Pregnancy and dating scan

  • First Trimester screening (Nuchal Translucency, Nasal bone, Ductus Venosus, Tricuspid regurgitation, along with first trimester assessment for fetal anomalies) (11 to 13+6  wks)

  • Early anomaly scan (>16 weeks)

  • Detailed Anomaly scan  (>18 weeks)

  • Fetal Growth scan / Estimated fetal weight, liquor & placental localization (>26 weeks)

  • Fetal Biophysical Profile  (>32 weeks)

  • Fetal Color Doppler (IUGR screening and growth monitoring using special statistical monitoring software for Indian population) (>26 weeks)

  • Multiple pregnancy assessment and management of complications

  • Prediction of mid-trimester miscarriage and preterm labour - Cervical length assessment

  • Transvaginal USG (TVS)

  • State of art 3D/4D Ultrasound

Prenatal Genetic Screening

  • Combined first trimester screening for Down syndrome  (Nuchal translucency with Dual marker test)

  • Combined first trimester screening for Down Syndrome and preeclampsia (Uterine artery Doppler with biochemistry with Dual marker)

  • Second trimester Down syndrome screening (Quadruple /Triple test)

Interventional Diagnostic Procedures

  • Amniocentesis

  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)

  • Fetal Blood Sampling (FBS, cordocentesis)

  • Fetal Urine Sampling

  • Fetal skin biopsy

  • Placental biopsy

Interventional Therapeutic Procedures 

  • Multifetal pregnancy reduction (Triplets and higher order pregnancy)

  • Selective feticide

  • Intrauterine transfusion in Rh isoimmunised pregnancy

  • Therapeutic amnioreduction

  • Fetal shunt procedures

Fetal Medicine: Essential Pregnancy Education with Dr. Hari Prasad

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