Pregnant woman with her OBGYN

High Risk Pregnancy Clinic

2069.2 miles away
509-474-4060
Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

High Risk Pregnancy Clinic

Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

If your pregnancy is considered high risk, you need extra special care. At Providence High Risk Pregnancy Clinic, our skilled specialists will keep a close eye on you and work hand-in-hand with your obstetrician. We use advanced technology to diagnose and treat any issues that may arise as quickly as possible, sometimes before your baby is even born. Our goal for you is a safe pregnancy and a healthy newborn.

At Providence High Risk Pregnancy Clinic, we provide specialized care and treatment for many issues, including:

  • Alcohol, drug or tobacco use during pregnancy
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • First-time pregnancy after age 35
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Exposure to environmental substances
  • Family history of genetic disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Genetic conditions in the developing baby
  • History of miscarriage
  • History of preterm birth or stillbirth
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Kidney disease
  • Multiple gestation (twins, triplets or more)
  • Obesity
  • Physical defects or abnormalities in the developing baby
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Preeclampsia (sudden increase in blood pressure) and eclampsia (sudden onset of seizures in women with high blood pressure)
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Thyroid disease

To monitor you and your baby and treat potential problems, we use state-of-the-art technology and techniques, including:

  • Amniocentesis
  • Doppler flow tests
  • Continuous glucose monitors for diabetes management
  • Fetal echocardiograms
  • Fetal well-being and non-stress tests
  • Periumbilical blood sampling
  • Pre-pregnancy assessments
  • Prenatal genetic counseling
  • Ultrasound
Specialized lab screenings

Our laboratory technicians may also screen for potential medical issues involving you and your baby. Depending on your case, we may:

  • Screen your blood for chromosomal abnormalities and neural tube defects
  • Evaluate the placenta, embryo, fetus or newborn to determine the cause and evolution of an abnormal pregnancy
  • Perform tests for fetal lung maturity, thrombophilia (increased blood clot risk) and infectious disease

At Providence High Risk Pregnancy Clinic, we work together with your doctor to monitor you and manage your pregnancy until after you deliver your baby. We also offer pre-pregnancy health checkups and genetic counseling. Depending on your needs, your care team may include:

  • Genetic counselor
  • Lab specialist
  • Maternal-fetal medicine specialist
  • OB/GYN
  • OB/GYN nurse practitioner
  • Clinical pharmacist