Obstetrics and Gynecology at Boston Medical Center: comprehensive women’s health care

Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Maternal Fetal Medicine
Specialized Pregnancy Expertise
Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Programs

Antenatal Testing Unit

We provide comprehensive obstetric care at Boston Medical Center and at our affiliated Community Health Centers. Prenatal care is provided by a variety of fully trained practitioners including ob/gyn physicians, family medicine specialists and certified nurse midwives. Dedicated anesthesiologists are present full time on our labor and delivery service. Every woman delivering a baby at Boston Medical Center is eligible for labor support from our Birth Sisters doula program.

Download patient guide for Pregnancy, Birth and Your Baby and You.

Paciente guía disponibles en español: Embarazo, El parto y Tu bebé y tú.

Maternal Fetal Medicine

We provide a full range of obstetric services for women with maternal and/or fetal complications of pregnancy. We offer consultative services as well as primary obstetrical care for women. Maternal Fetal Medicine specialists are available for consultation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our 15-bed Neonatal Intensive Care unit is staffed full time by pediatric newborn specialists known as neonatologists.

Specialized Expertise

We Have Specialized Expertise in the Following Areas:

  • Pregnancy complicated by cervical insufficiency, preterm labor, fetal abnormalities or multiple gestation;
  • Complications to mother's health including mothers over 35 years of age, diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, HIV, lupus or Sickle Cell Disease; and
  • History of pregnancy or child birth complicated by recurrent miscarriage, stillbirth, preterm delivery or fetal growth abnormality.

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Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Programs

We Offer Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Programs for:

  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • HIV in pregnancy (Positive Hope program)
  • Addiction in pregnancy

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Antenatal Testing Unit

Our Antenatal Testing Unit Services Include:

  • First and second trimester screening for fetal abnormalities

  • Chorionic villus sampling

  • Amniocentesis

  • Antepartum testing (non-stress testing, biophysical profiles)

  • Fetal echocardiography

  • Genetic counseling. Reasons for genetic counseling may include:

    • advanced maternal age (>35y)

    • personal or family history of a birth defect, genetic disorder, or mental retardation

    • abnormal maternal serum screening

    • ultrasound anomalies

    • ancestry-based carrier screening (i.e. sickle cell and cystic fibrosis carriers)

    • consanguinity (couple is related by blood)

    • exposure to medications, drugs, alcohol, radiation or infections (teratogens)

    • recurrent pregnancy loss or infertility

Related Services

Labor & Delivery
Birth Sisters Program
Lactation Services
The BirthPlace & Well Baby Unit


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    Two office locations for Obstetrics & Gynecology at Boston Medical Center:

    Doctors Office Building
    11th Floor
    720 Harrison Avenue
    Boston, MA 02118
    Call: 617.414.2000
    Fax: 617.638.7852

    Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
    4th Floor
    850 Harrison Avenue
    Boston, MA 02118
    Call: 617.414.2000
    Fax: 617.414.7212

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    Call: 800.682.2862

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