Advanced Maternal and Newborn Institute

Advanced Maternal and Newborn Institute

Our Stories

Stephanie first learned her son had a heart defect when she was just five months pregnant. Since the diagnosis Stephanie was nervous about the surgery that would someday come. Read more.

Aaron Torres
Laura Thedford cried through much of her ultrasound appointment in her 30th week of pregnancy. Her pediatric cardiologist found a heart defect in her unborn son. Read more.

Thomas Thedford

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Advanced Maternal and Newborn Institute

Unrivaled Care for Mothers and Babies – All Under One Roof

Every baby deserves a healthy beginning. When a mom finds herself facing a high-risk pregnancy or birth, she often needs a team of experts, dedicated to a coordinated care plan throughout pregnancy, birth, and each stage of development.

The Advanced Maternal and Newborn Institute is located in the only hospital in North Texas where a mother facing a high-risk pregnancy can deliver her baby in the same facility that’s able to treat and attend to all the critical needs of even the most medically fragile baby. Mom can recover with the peace of mind that the region’s leading pediatric hospital is just an elevator ride away.

We know the thought of an unexpected early delivery can cause anxiety. Rest assured that, for AMNI moms, help is never far away. Learn more about our air ambulances.

More Than 100 Specialties, Under One Roof

From our cardiology and neurology to urology and oncology, patients can take comfort in the fact that the Advanced Maternal and Newborn Institute provides direct access to virtually any pediatric subspecialist patients may need. Medical City is the only hospital in North Texas that includes a children’s hospital and adult hospital under one roof. As a result, both mother and baby receive the highest level of care.

The AMNI program accepts all women with qualifying medical conditions. For more information before your child is born, contact AMNI Maternal Care Coordinator Shelly Jones at 972-566-8585 or email After delivery, please contact AMNI Neonatal Care Coordinator Jenine Davila at 972-566-3287 or email