The Mothers Center


Comprehensive services for pregnant women needing specialized care

The Mothers Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center is a first-of-its-kind space dedicated to providing coordinated care to pregnant women with complications requiring specialized care. Our Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) experts and specialists across various medical and surgical subspecialty areas collaborate to customize treatment plans to meet your needs.

  • All the Care You Need: Our services include coordinating appointments with specialists, providing counseling, including preconception counseling, and establishing a plan to manage your care in the best way possible. You'll benefit from the resources, research, and world-renowned expertise of physicians at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
  • A National Model: The Mothers Center is the only such comprehensive care center in the country. Our center of excellence serves as a national model for the care of medically and surgically complex pregnant women. The Mothers Center team is also conducting research to improve care and education to improve the health of women everywhere.

Conditions we treat

We care for women who are pregnant or plan to become pregnant with co-occurring conditions, including:

  • Heart disease
  • Placental disorders
  • Kidney disease
  • Blood disorders
  • Lung disease
  • Neurologic disease
  • Endocrine disease
  • Organ Transplant

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Dr. Mary D’Alton, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Dr. Mary D’Alton, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Mothers Center waiting room at NewYork-Prebyterian

The new Mothers Center waiting room


How to reach us

No matter how a woman is referred to us, we understand the need for prompt testing and consultation with all needed specialists, so we schedule visits quickly and conveniently. Our Care Coordinator will help provide you with compassionate, individualized attention from the moment you first contact us.

For patients: You can call us at the Mothers Center directly to schedule a consultation. A clinical care coordinator will work with you to acquire your medical records, answer any questions you may have, and support you.

For doctors: If you are a referring physician, you may call the Mothers Center for further consultation, co-management, or transfer of a patient requiring delivery at our facility for maternal complications. The Mothers Center also offers second opinion consults and will refer your patient back to your care if we think she can be safely managed and delivered in her community. We'll provide you with timely feedback regarding our findings and recommendations.

  • For outpatient transfers and consults, please call 1-844-MOM-CNTR (1-844-666-2687)
  • For inpatient transfers, please call 1-800-NYP-STAT (1-800-697-7828)

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