Programs and Services for Birth Defects and Congenital Anomalies

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Our team of experts provides specialized care to meet the needs of you or your child.

Advanced Fetal Care Center

The mission of the Advanced Fetal Care Center (AFCC) is to provide the finest diagnosis, ongoing screening and care for a mother carrying a baby with a confirmed or suspected congenital anomaly.

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Cardiovascular Genetics Program

The Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic at Boston Children's Hospital Heart Center - part of the #1 ranked Heart Center - was one of the first of its kind. Created in 1991 by Ronald Lacro, MD, a pediatric

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Fetal Cardiology Program

"We focus on what families want and need—comprehensive evaluation and expert treatment for the child and family as a whole—plus counseling, support and the special services they're going to need." –

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Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program

Babies who have experienced a brain injury or have a congenital neurological condition need intense, specialized care. At the Fetal-Neonatal Neurology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, we provide

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Community Newborn Medicine Program

The Community Newborn Medicine program at Boston Children's Hospital cares for ill and recovering newborns in a family-centered, community setting. Our community-based Newborn Medicine faculty provide

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Tethered Spinal Cord Program

Watch Neurosurgeon-in-chief Mark Proctor, MD explain tethered spinal cord syndrome in this video. Boston Children’s Hospital is a world leader in caring for children with diseases and disorders of the

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