A specialist in pediatrics.
A branch of medicine dealing with the development, care and diseases of children.
Concerned with or being in the period around the time of birth.
A specialist in perinatology; typically has 2 to 3 years more training than an obstetrician / gynecologist.
A branch of medicine concerned with care of high-risk pregnancies. Also called maternal-fetal medicine.
Too much (larger amount than normal) amniotic fluid.
Occurring, existing or performed after birth.
Occurring, existing or performed before birth.
A well-established and highly sophisticated area of medicine that covers the broad spectrum of conditions potentially treatable before a baby's birth. It includes fetal surgery (surgery performed on the fetus in the womb prior to birth). Prenatal Pediatrics has been practiced for more than 20 years. Also referred to as fetology and fetal medicine.
Condition in which blood vessels in the lungs are constricted, causing decreased oxygen and right heart failure.
Incomplete development of lung tissue due to space occupying lesion during fetal development (i.e., CCAM/CPAM, CDH).