Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine is a not-for-profit organization of over 2,000 members that are dedicated to improving perinatal care. It is located in Washington, D.C..

Board certified maternal-fetal medicine sub-specialists have an additional two to three years training in maternal-fetal medicine (MFM). The Society's primary objectives are to promote and expand research and education in maternal-fetal medicine. Congenital heart defects, genetic disorders, preeclampsia, and complications of preterm labor and delivery are a few examples of disorders that maternal-fetal medicine sub-specialists treat.

In 2014 the organization's focus at their annual meeting was discussing ways to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality.[1]


  1. ^ Wickline, Sarah (5 February 2014). "High-Risk Pregnancies Focus of SMFM". Retrieved 10 February 2014. 

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