The common high risks to the baby in pregnancy

David Miller, MD Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, explains the most common pregnancy complications that put the baby at risk
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The common high risks to the baby in pregnancy

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Okay, so what are some of the most common fetal conditions that can complicate pregnancy? There are lots of fetal conditions that can complicate pregnancy, beginning with a baby that's just either too big or too small, and we'll discuss that a little bit more in a minute. Multiple pregnancies; twins or triplets or quadruplets, pregnancies that are complicated by fetal genetic conditions like Down's Syndrome or Trisomy-18, and then there's a wide range of fetal congenital anomalies, otherwise known as birth defects, that can impact the baby's brain, face, lungs, spine, extremities, a very long list.

David Miller, MD Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, explains the most common pregnancy complications that put the baby at risk

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David Miller, MD

Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

David A. Miller, MD, is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Children's Hospital Los Angeles.  He is the Chief of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Director of the CHLA-USC Institute for Maternal Fetal Health, a unique alliance of medical leaders from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and USC, specializing in interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of complex fetal abnormalities.  Dr. Miller graduated from USC, attended medical school at the University of Arkansas, did his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and came back to USC for fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Perinatology).  He has been a researcher, clinician and educator at USC for more than 20 years.  Dr. Miller has published extensively in the area of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and has won numerous awards and honors including Best Doctors in America from 2001-present.

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