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Maternal Fetal Medicine

Women facing difficult pregnancies or the prospect of a child with a birth defect require support, appropriate resources, and expert medical services. The team at St. Luke’s Maternal Fetal Medicine includes fellowship trained physicians, genetic counselors, sonographers, and others who’ll help you throughout your high-risk pregnancy, or manage a problem with your developing fetus. We also offer prenatal screening and diagnostic tests.

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Providers

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

    Biography

    Clarence Blea, MD provides medical care for a broad range of problems encountered in pregnancy, such as twins, triplets, or more; diabetes; premature labor; and other special conditions occurring in pregnancy, including previous adverse outcomes. He has special interest in the care of under-served populations.

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    Accepting new patients
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

    Biography

    Kylie Cooper, MD provides medical care for a broad range of conditions encountered in pregnancy. She works with pregnancies involving twins, triplets, or more; diabetes; premature labor; and other special problems, including previous adverse outcomes. She has special interests in birth defects, genetic conditions, and abnormal placentation, and is a member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

    Dr. Cooper is passionate about women's health and believes in a holistic approach to pregnancy and childbirth.

    Dr. Cooper has participated in research regarding preeclampsia, heart failure, and maternal tobacco use. She is committed to medical education and has received a Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching nomination as well as Excellence in Resident Teaching awards.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Prenatal Genetics

    Biography

    Caitlin Grandfield, MS, LCGC has special clinical interests in high-risk pregnancies as well as the genetic causes of recurrent pregnancy loss and/or infertility, and congenital heart defects. She is passionate about providing parents with the knowledge to make informed decisions regarding pregnancy screening and diagnostic testing options. Caitlin also has a special interest provider and student education regarding prenatal genetic screening, diagnostic testing, and current laboratory technologies.

    Caitlin earned her bachelor's degree in genetic and genomics at University of California Davis and her master's degree in human genetics and genetic counseling from the University of Utah. She is a licensed genetic counselor in the State of Idaho, board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling, and a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors


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    Accepting new patients
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

    Biography

    Richard Lee, MD provides medical care for a broad range of conditions encountered in pregnancy, such as twins, triplets, or more; diabetes; premature labor; and other special problems occurring in pregnancy, including previous adverse outcomes. He has special interest and expertise in recurrent pregnancy loss, antiphospholipid syndrome, thrombophilias, and electronic fetal monitoring.

    Dr. Lee received the Society for Gynecologic Investigation President Presenter's Award for research.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

    Biography

    Lauren Miller, MD, MPH provides care for all aspects of maternal-fetal medicine, and has special interests in optimizing women’s health prior to conception, the care of pregnancies after bariatric surgery, and managing substance use disorders during pregnancy. She enjoys working with women and their families to plan and achieve the healthiest pregnancy possible despite any other medical conditions.

    She has expertise in performing both transvaginal and transabdominal chorionic villus sampling (CVS) for early genetic diagnosis. She also has expertise in performing amniocentesis and percutaneous fetal blood sampling (PUBS).

    Dr. Miller is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is an active member of ACOG and has served as a junior fellow chair in both districts 2 and 8.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Prenatal Genetics

    Biography

    Heidi Nagel, MS, CGC has special interest in bereavement care in pregnancy, as well as education for care providers in genetics and genetic testing technologies in the prenatal setting. Heidi has been involved in coordinating genetics education for the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, and has served as a trainee mentor for students in genetic counseling training programs across the country.

    Heidi earned her bachelor's degree in biology at Pacific Lutheran University and her master's degree in medical genetics/genetic counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.


    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

    Biography

    Stacy Seyb, MD provides medical care for a broad range of conditions encountered in pregnancy, such as twins, triplets, or more; diabetes; premature labor; and other problems occurring in pregnancy, including previous adverse outcomes. He has also participated in research regarding preterm birth and induction of labor. 

    As part of St. Luke's SUPPORT program for pregnant women, Dr. Seyb provides referrals and consultation for issues with substance abuse, prescription medications, chronic pain, and psychiatric concerns. He has a special interest in public health issues, such as preterm birth and maternal mortality, and is passionate about empowering patients to make informed choices.


    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Prenatal Genetics

    Biography

    Amy Stenhouse, MS, CGC, CCGC is a genetic counselor with a passion for maternal mental health and empowering women to make informed choices regarding reproductive options and genetic screening based on their family medical history or pregnancy history. 

    Amy has been involved in providing genetics education for the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho as well as education on prenatal genetic screening and testing to local OB/GYNs, nurse practitioners and midwives. Amy is currently on the Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program Advisory Board. 

    Amy earned her bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and genetics from the University of Guelph. She completed her graduate training at the Augustana-Sanford Genetic Counseling Graduate Program. Amy is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling as well as the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors.


    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Procedures & Treatments

  • The most accurate screening tests available to tell you the likelihood that your unborn baby has a birth defect or disorder.
  • The most accurate prenatal diagnostic tests regarding the health of your unborn baby.

Classes & Events

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    Next Date & Time
    Thursday, Dec 09, 2021 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
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    $25.00, Registration Required

    This class will help you and your support companion prepare for your labor, birth, and postpartum experience.<br />

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    Next Date & Time
    Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    During this one night class, you&rsquo;ll learn all of the basics and &ldquo;how tos&rdquo; of caring for your newborn.<br />

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    Next Date & Time
    Saturday, Dec 18, 2021 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
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    $25.00, Registration Required

    This one-day class helps you and your support companion prepare for labor and childbirth.<br />

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    Next Date & Time
    Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
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    $10.00, Registration Required

    Prepare physically and emotionally for breastfeeding.<br />

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Search the latest maternal fetal medicine health information 24 hours a day in our online library. You’ll find details on conditions such as pre-eclampsia and preterm labor, as well as on prenatal test options like amniocentesis, CVS, and nuchal translucency ultrasound.