Obstetrics and Maternity Services

High-risk Pregnancy and OB Emergency

In the Fox Valley communities, our BirthPlaces have the expertise to care and manage high-risk pregnancies, with neonatal intensive care, if needed.

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Our skilled, compassionate maternity care team prepares for high-risk pregnancies. We are ready for all types of maternal-fetal labor emergencies.

If you are experiencing a life-threating medical emergency, call 911.

For non-emergent questions, call NurseDirect, 1-800-362-9900.

At both Ascension Northeast Wisconsin hospitals and BirthPlaces, we have the diagnostic testing and treatments needed for mothers and babies experiencing a maternal-fetal emergency. Our priority is your safety.

Our hospitals, we have among the lowest cesarean section rates in Wisconsin. This recognition reflects our high-standards of care and quality. The BirthPlace staff focuses on bringing all the best resources to the bedside of every mother and baby. 

St. Elizabeth Hospital and our Level III NICU is a high-risk pregnancy center of care. Our obstetricians and neonatologists are at the bedside during delivery to stabilize a sick newborn. We care for infants with many types of conditions from birth asphyxia (blue baby) to RSP and other serious fetal conditions requiring pediatric surgical interventions.

Mercy Hospital has a Level II NICU for babies born pre-term. Our doctors and nurses are experienced in treating babies with complications due to premature birth.

Ascension Northeast Wisconsin has a large network for highly experienced obstetricians and gynecologists who provide coordinated care with doctors who specialize in newborn medicine and pediatrics.


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