Prenatal care is simply health care you receive while you’re pregnant, to ensure both you and your baby stay healthy. While your family doctor or general practitioner may provide good quality care during pregnancy, it’s not unusual to add an Ob/Gyn caregiver, such as Gemini OBGYN, to your team for the best in preventive care.
Prenatal care starts once you know you’re pregnant, or suspect that you may be. Early, regular care is important, and every checkup along the way has a purpose. Medical supervision improves your chances for a trouble-free pregnancy.
If you haven’t started prenatal care, call Gemini OBGYN as soon as possible. Your doctor will assess both your health and your baby’s health, and will develop a care plan with you. This may include:
Gemini OBGYN has many resources to help support you through your pregnancy.
The initial prenatal visit is probably the most intense. Your doctor will:
Later visits are typically shorter, barring any complications or health concerns, but the doctor will monitor the health of both you and your baby at each appointment.