Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know
Discover the conditions we treat and treatments we provide at Children's National Hospital. Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Prenatal Pediatrics Institute.
Agenesis of the corpus callosum is a birth defect that happens when the corpus callosum does not develop properly. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for this condition.
Craniofacial anomalies (CFA) are a diverse group of deformities in the growth of the head and facial bones. Learn more about this condition in children.
A congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a birth defect that causes a hole in the diaphragm during prenatal development. Learn more about this condition.
Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation (CPAM) is a development that usually occurs in one lobe of the lung.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for Dandy-Walker malformation and its variant, vermian hypoplasia.
Most cases of duodenal atresia are diagnosed on prenatal ultrasound which reveals polyhydramnios (extra fluid in the amniotic sac) and a dilated fluid filled stomach. At birth, infants may have vomiting with inability to feed.
Fetal echocardiography is an ultrasound test performed during pregnancy to evaluate the heart of the unborn baby.
Our prenatal pediatrics team provides expert care for unborn babies diagnosed with a medical condition.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for hydronephrosis, a condition that affects the kidneys.
Using fetal ultrasound of the heart, defects can be detected as early as 16 to 18 weeks gestation, and in some cases, as early as 11-12 weeks gestation.