Chronic and Palliative Services

When families receive a prenatal diagnosis that their unborn baby has a complex medical or life threatening condition decisions may seem overwhelming. Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital offers the services of the CAPS team to help families plan for and cope with the remainder of their pregnancy and delivery. The CAPS team provides a compassionate program to help:

  • Assist parents in creating a birth plan that is consistent with their hopes, goals, wishes and values.
  • Explore treatment pathways and facilitate medical decision making.
  • Offer emotional support for the entire family.
  • Provide resources for coping strategies in the struggle of uncertainty.
  • Continuity of care from diagnosis to discharge.

The team consists of neonatologists, nurse practitioner, nurse, social worker, child life specialist and chaplains to offer a comprehensive service that can be tailored to the special needs of each family.

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When you contact The Fetal Center, you will be in touch with a dedicated coordinator who will walk you through the process step-by-step and help you to understand every aspect of your care.

The Fetal Center at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
UT Professional Building
6410 Fannin, Suite 210
Houston, Texas 77030

Phone: (832) 325-7288
Toll free: (888) 818-4818
Fax: (713) 383-1464

To contact The Fetal Center at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, please fill out the form below.


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If you need more immediate assistance, please call us during business hours at (832) 325-7288.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Located within the Texas Medical Center, The Fetal Center is affiliated with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, UT Physicians and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.