The PSG Fetal Care Centre was started in February 2018. The Centre offers state of the art services in fetal monitoring and evaluation of fetal well being. The centre is headed by Dr.N.Lalitha ( MD., MRCOG), a fetal medicine specialist, who completed her fetal medicine fellowship in National University Hospital, Singapore and is certified by the Fetal Medicine foundation,UK(FMF) for Nuchal translucency, preeclampsia screening and fetal abnormality scans. The unit receives patients from the obstetrics department in PSG and referred patients from hospitals in and around Coimbatore. The Unit is equipped with a high resolution Ultrasound machine with 3D and 4D imaging.
The services available at the centre are
The Unit receives pregnant women with high risk pregnancies, previous pregnancies with anomalous foetuses, family history of metabolic conditions, inborn errors of metabolism etc. The unit also offers preconceptional counselling, pre test and post test counseling and referral to appropriate specialist clinics for multidisciplinary management.
The concerns of the parents are dealt with sensitivity and patience at the unit. The parents are counselled about the scientific principles underlying each clinical situation and helped to analyse any problems in consultation with medical specialists in each field