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Maternity Care

First Visit:

  • Orientation to the Practice
  • Discuss Prenatal Vitamins
  • Gather Patient History
  • Assign Due Date
  • Discuss Prenatal Laboratory Testing
  • Check weight, Blood Pressure, & Urine
  • Perform Physical Exam

12-28 Weeks:

  • Visits Every 4 Weeks
  • Listen For Fetal Heart Tones & Check Uterine Size
  • Order Penta Test Between 15 to 20 Weeks if desired
  • Check Weight, Blood Pressure, & Urine
  • Sign Up For Childbirth Education Classes and Find Pediatrician

About 28 Weeks:

  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones & Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, Blood Pressure, & Urine
  • Order One-Hour Glucose Test
  • RhoGAM® Shot for Patients with Rh-Negative Blood Type

28-34 Weeks:

  • Visits Every 2 Weeks
  • Listen For Fetal Heart Tones & Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, Blood Pressure, & Urine

35 Weeks:

  • Obtain the Group B Strep Culture
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones & Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, Blood Pressure, & Urine
  • Discuss Labor & Delivery
  • Weekly Visits Begin

35-40 Weeks:

  • Listen For Fetal Heart Tones & Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, & Urine
  • Cervical Examination Beginning Around 38 Weeks
  • Discuss Management Plan For Delivery On an Individual Basis
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ATTENTION: All non-essential patient appointments are being cancelled. These will be rescheduled once it is safe to do so. As of Tuesday, March 24 we are no longer permitting visitors into our suite. Patients only. This is our effort to provide social distancing for our patients and staff. Please contact our office if you are considering going to the ER and we will triage those appointments appropriately.