Valley Perinatal Blog

About Us

Valley Perinatal is a maternal fetal medicine (MFM) practice dedicated to reducing pre-term delivery and creating the best possible outcomes for high-risk expectant mothers. Directed by Dr. John Elliott, MFM specialists at Valley co-manage pregnant women alongside their OB/GYN, leading to higher gestational ages and decreased NICU admissions.

From Zero to Quints – By Cassie Vanderwall

Note: this blog is part 2 in a series. Read the previous post: The Pregnancy. I was settling in for a day’s work on the morning of July 31st, when I thought my bladder had finally given up on me and was done with the abuse from the 10 kicking feet. But, upon further investigation, […]


The Pregnancy – By Cassie Vanderwall

The lights are dim. The hopeful mother-to-be is gowned, stir-rupped, and goo-ed with husband at her side both waiting to see why she has been nauseous beyond explanation and her HCG has been through the roof for the last 14 days. They are filled with hope, but dreading a blank ultrasound screen as the technician […]


Top Maternal-Fetal Medicine Doctors, AZ

Valley Perinatal providers, Hugh Miller, MD and Kathleen Kuhlman, MD are recognized, among four other Arizona-based Maternal-Fetal medicine doctors on the CastleDonnolly Top Doctors. Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors™ selection process begins with surveys of physicians and healthcare professionals. Each year, Castle Connolly surveys thousands of physicians and other healthcare professionals and asks them to identify excellent […]