Perinatology is a field of specialization that determines highly-risky and problematic pregnancies, deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the baby in the womb, and sub-branch of obstetrics and gynecology.
As a general definition; Perinatologist is the specialist who controls patients before, during and after pregnancy in case of high risk.
It includes very important stages such as diagnosis and treatment plan of many diseases originating from fetus and mother before birth. In case of necessity, invasive procedures are also applied during birth or during pregnancy within the scope of perinatology.
Perinatology is concerned with predicting the diseases that may occur during pregnancy, making a timely diagnosis and arranging the necessary treatment. Thus, it is tried to prevent possible bad consequences.
Perinatology works in the areas of;
Improving the health of expectant mothers and their babies,
Early diagnosis of fetal abnormalities,
Screening for chromosomal abnormalities,
Prevention of miscarriages and stillbirths,
Determination and prevention of preterm birth in advance,
Diagnosis of problems that may occur in multiple pregnancies.
Specialties Included in Perinatology
Detailed Fetal Ultrasonography
Fetal Heart Anomalies
Prenatal Diagnostic Procedures
Four Dimensional Fetal Imaging
Prenatal Diagnosis of Genetic Diseases
Consultancy in Risky Pregnancies
Management Of Multiple Pregnancies