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Perinatal Center

at Heidelberg University's Women's Hospital

We believe in innovative prenatal diagnosis, careful prenatal medicine, and modern obstetrical care to the highest international standards: we combine highly advanced medical technologies with gentle methods to give you the best possible start to parenthood.

The Perinatal Center at the Heidelberg University Women’s Hospital is one of the largest centers of its kind in Germany. Here obstetrician-gynecologists and specially trained pediatricians work closely together. In addition to the labor and delivery units, we have a neonatal intensive care unit in the same building, where premature infants from 23 weeks of gestation and sick newborns are cared for according to a unique concept of care. A pediatric specialist is present around the clock.

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Our range of services includes

  • Ultrasound diagnosis
  • Nuchal translucency test
  • Prenatal diagnostic counseling
  • Invasive diagnosis and prenatal medicine
  • Delivery
  • Post-partum care

Prenatal diagnosis

One of our areas of specialty at the Heidelberg University Women’s Hospital is in prenatal diagnosis. In addition to conventional ultrasound testing, we work with innovative 3D and 4D diagnostic procedures, which provide a precise look at the unborn child and his or her physiological functions. We also use cardiotocography (CTG) to monitor fetal heart rate during pregnancy. These devices enable us to obtain a precise recording without significantly inconveniencing the patient. They also make it possible to monitor twins simultaneously.

Interdisciplinary team

The close collaboration under one roof between obstetrician-gynecologists, midwives, and pediatricians, together with counseling services for expectant parents, guarantees reliable and personal support beginning in pregnancy through delivery and afterwards. If you have a high-risk pregnancy, you are in good hands with us. You can be sure of a maximum of medical care around-the-clock, seven days a week.

The holistic care concept at the Heidelberg University Women’s Hospital has been well received. About 1,600 children are born here every year. In addition to offering state-of-the-art medical technology, we also offer a number of alternative birthing methods.

  • Prof. Dr. Christof Sohn, Managing Medical Director of the Heidelberg University Women’s Hospital

    We wish you all the very best during your pregnancy.

    Prof. Dr. Christof Sohn, Managing Medical Director of the Heidelberg University Women’s Hospital

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