Innovative Interventions

Le Bonheur's Fetal Center provides unique treatments for babies in utero

For some children and families, medical intervention needs to happen before a child is born. For these unique cases, Le Bonheur has the Fetal Center – the only center of its kind in the area to care for babies from prenatal diagnosis to fetal intervention. In partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health, the Fetal Center treats babies diagnosed in utero with a congenital anomaly.

The Fetal Center offers the following fetal interventions:

Thanks to the Fetal Center, physicians can intervene before birth to provide a chance at life for children with unique conditions in utero.


The Fetal Center at Le Bonheur Children's:


Is the only center in the region to offer laser treatment for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome


Has written the current guidelines on treating fetal anemia


Gives families access to all specialties in one setting


Partners with families and their primary obstetrician to determine the best course of treatment


Is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine in Obstetric Ultrasound

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