FETAL CENTER.org
Goals

• Development and study of new techniques in prenatal diagnosis including prenatal ultrasound, fetal MRI, biochemistry, and cytogenetics

• Education of physicians, sonographers, and other health-care workers in methods of prenatal diagnosis

• Improved education to prospective parents.  Helping parents obtain as much information about their pregnancy as they'd like to know.  
This will mean additional reassurance for normal pregnancies and useful information in pregnancies affected with congenital or chromosomal
anomalies

• Helping to develop improved non-invasive diagnostic techniques to help save fetal lives, and making optimal use of invasive techniques.  
Promoting awareness of correctable problems (for example, cervical incompetence) will also lead to saved fetal lives.

• Improved education to the public.  Help make the public aware of prenatal diagnostic techniques that are available

• Promote scientific studies that may lead to improved prenatal diagnoses

• Sponsor one or more post-graduate meetings for education of physicians, sonographers, and others in prenatal diagnostic techniques

• Promote exchange of ideas in prenatal diagnoses from other by promoting and participating in other national and international meetings and
helping sponsor visits by experts/speakers

• Promote standards and certification processes that lead to appropriate application of prenatal diagnostic methods across all populations

• Promote education of physicians, sonographers, other healthcare workers, and patients through internet resources.  Promote ultrasound,
genetic information, therapy, and obstetric medical care, and screening programs.

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