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SSM Health Maternal Access Center

The SSM Health Maternal Access Center provides direct access to expert care for Missouri and Illinois OB/GYNs and their patients 24 hours a day. Call 888-636-7642 for:

  • Transports
  • Consultations
  • Admissions
  • Scheduling

Fax line for MFMs: 314-622-6472.

High-Risk Monitoring at SSM St. Mary's

At SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital, we offer remote fetal monitoring to allow physicians to watch high-risk pregnancy patients in our Intensive Care Unit while the physicians themselves work in Labor and Delivery. This allows Labor and Delivery physicians to closely monitor vital signs for patients who are not on the Labor and Delivery floor.

C-section/vaginal delivery after C-section

At SSM Health, we provide vaginal delivery after C-section if you and your patient decide that this is the best method.

Perinatal outreach

The Perinatal Outreach Program of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is designed to improve outcomes for mothers and babies through educational programs and quality improvement activities for regional perinatal care providers.

The Perinatal Outreach Program collaborates with Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s Division of Neonatology and Department of Maternal-Fetal Medicine to offer educational programs across eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. These programs include courses in fetal monitoring, neonatal resuscitation, the S.T.A.B.L.E. program and a series of classes on intrapartum nursing.

For more information about educational programs for perinatal care providers, please call the Perinatal Outreach center at 314-577-5317 or visit the Perinatal Outreach page on