Maternal-Fetal Medicine

The Maternal-Fetal Medicine team specializes in caring for high-risk obstetrical patients with complete prenatal care and delivery, state-of-the-art ultrasound, genetic counseling and obstetrical counseling, both before and during pregnancy.  In addition, w work in conjunction with other obstetrical care providers throughout the State of Maine and  New England, including obstetricians, family physicians and nurse midwives.  Patients admitted to our service for care and delivery at Maine Medical Center will encounter the fully-staffed facilities of the Family Birth Center, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and 24-hour availability of specialists in anesthesia, neonatology and pediatric surgery.

Services Available

  • Advanced Ultrasound
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
  • Consultation for Obstetrical and Medical Complications of Pregnancy
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Non-Stress Test
  • Preconceptual Counseling
  • PUBS (Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Sampling)
  • Referral for Total Care of Complicated Pregnancies

Learn more about our Maternal Fetal Medicine practice here (.pdf)

High-Risk Prenatal Care
Maternal-Fetal Medicine provides comprehensive prenatal care to expectant women and their unborn babies who are high risk due to potential pregnancy-related problems or special health reasons.  Prenatal care includes frequent visits with our specialized clinical staff.  We will review the plan of care, answer any questions, discuss concerns and provide the educational and emotional support needed to guide you through your high-risk pregnancy.  Additional services include Fetal Heart Rate monitoring and diabetes education along with many other diagnostic and laboratory tests.

Maine Medical Partners
Women's Health 

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
887 Congress Street, Suite 200
Portland, ME  04102
Phone: (207) 771-5549
Toll Free: (800) 499-8344

Directions (.pdf)

Candice Dersch, M.D.
Rebecca C. Hunt, M.D.
Christian G. Litton, M.D.
Michael G. Pinette, M.D.
John S. Pulvino, M.D.
Joseph Wax, M.D.

Maine Medical Partners
MaineHealth Professional Park | 301C US Route 1 | Scarborough, ME 04074