Women who are pregnant and experience complications often require special
attention and need rapid medical care during their pregnancy. Over 150
high-risk pregnant women are transferred safely and quickly to Pomona
Valley Hospital Medical Center each year. They receive the most advanced
maternal and neonatal medical care available in the Greater Southern California
area regardless of their diagnosis, race, ethnicity or financial status.
Established in 1994, our emergency Maternal-Fetal Transport Services are
available 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. Our team coordinates every transport.
One call to909-865-9713 immediately puts our team into action. We contact
the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physician, coordinate the method of transport
(ground or air) and the multidisciplinary team is ready to respond and
deploy within 30 minutes of accepting the request.
Our Maternal-Fetal Transport Team includes: Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physicians,
Obstetricians, Physician sub-specialists, Registered Nurses and Respiratory
Therapists. Our team understands the benefits of in-utero transports for
mother and fetus. All members are highly trained to quickly access and
stabilize the patient’s condition for transport. Our specially designed
and equipped vehicles ensure that patients receive the best and safest
Maternal-Fetal Transport Services
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s Maternal-Fetal Transport
Unit provides a mobile intensive care environment for pregnant patients
en route to the hospital. Our Maternal-Fetal Transport Team maintains
communication with our Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physicians during transports
and are specially trained to care for the full range of maternal medical
emergencies, including but not limited to:
- Bleeding after 20 weeks
- Hypertensive disorders
- Preterm Rupture of Membranes
- Preterm labor
- Multiple gestation (twins, triplets, etc)
- Fetal Anomalies
- Medical Complications of Pregnancy
Upon arrival our In-house Obstetricians, Neonatologists, Anesthesiologists
and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Physicians are available 24 hours-a-day, 7
days-a-week to provide state-of-the-art care. We are committed to providing
compassionate and professional care to all of our patients and families.
If needed, our 53 bed Level IIIB Neonatal Intensive Care Unit offers specialized
care for critically ill infants. We offer programs to our High-Risk moms
and their babies that include:
- Sweet Success-Diabetes and Pregnancy
- Inpatient and Outpatient breastfeeding support programs
- Perinatal and Neonatal Bereavement Support Programs-“Helping Hands”
& “Care Connect”
- California Children’s Services (CCS) Provider
- Complete Pediatric Sub-Specialty Care
Maternal-Fetal Transport Services to Referring Facilities
We pride ourselves in our active involvement with our referring facilities.
We offer formal and informal educational opportunities for staff and physicians
regularly at their site location. Offering classes in OB Emergencies,
Obesity in Pregnancy, Prolapsed Cord/Breech/Shoulder Dystocia Deliveries,
The Art of Perinatal Care, Labor Management, Pain Management, Induction,
Breastfeeding, Stroke and Pregnancy, Newborn Assessment, Cultural Care
& Perinatal Loss, Review of the New NRP Guidelines, Diabetes in the
Perinatal Period, Bleeding/Hemorrhage/Shock/DIC in Pregnancy, and High-Risk
Pregnancies, just to name a few.
Hospitals requesting a Maternal-Fetal Transport please call 909-865-9713.
Neonatal Transport Services
Established in 1994, the Neonatal Transport Teamat Pomona Valley Hospital
Medical Center is a highly skilled group of registered nurses and respiratory
therapists working with Board Certified Neonatologists to provide safe
and efficient ground transport of sick newborns to a level IIIB intensive
We have a dedicated team 24 hours a day that is prepared to respond to
a request for transport of an acutely ill infant within 30 minutes of
the time the transport is accepted.
Hospital/facility requesting a Neonatal Transport call 909.865.9703.
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PVHMC is the only medical facility in the Pomona Valley, Eastern Los Angeles,
San Bernardino county and Inland Empire area offering Maternal-Fetal Transport
and Neonatal Transport services.
For more information about our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, please call
909.865.9859 or complete our