The Ochsner women’s health team includes gynecologic surgeons who are experts in minimally invasive techniques, gynecologic oncology specialists, a maternal fetal medicine team and experienced obstetric intensive care specialists.
Arriving to the ER, pregnant and with dangerously high blood pressure, Kenyatta Johnson had to have an emergency C-section. Despite having to spend time in the ICU, Kenyatta and her son are living healthy lives thanks to the care they received at Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Medical Center.
Ochsner welcomed more than 7,800 babies in 2019, the most ever.
Ochsner’s new maternal fetal medicine fellowship program will train physicians to deliver the highest-quality clinical care in all areas of perinatal medicine, including high-risk obstetrics, prenatal genetics and maternal medical complications in pregnancy.
The Mothers’ Milk Bank of Louisiana at Ochsner Baptist processed and dispensed nearly 400 gallons of pasteurized donor human milk in 2019 and welcomed Ochsner St. Anne Hospital as its first satellite storage facility.
With one of the only 24/7 maternal fetal specialist and fetal therapy teams in the Gulf South, Ochsner’s TeleStork program provided specialized care to more than 21,000 mothers and babies in 2019.