Gestational age (0 - 13w6d)
Schedule your visit at around 6-8wks of gestation
I. Routine Prenatal Labs
-Blood Type and Rh status
-Blood count CBC
-check for immunity (Rubella,Varicella and Hepatitis B.)
-Screening for infection (HIV, RPR, GC/CT and Urine Culture)
- Pap smear
- 1st trimester genetic screening (NIPT, Nuchal Translucency)
- Carrier Screening (CounsyL)
II. Physical Exam
III. Pregnancy Confirmation with Ultrasound
IV. You will be asked a series of Questions by your Provider
V. This is the time to ask Questions to your Provider.
Gestational age (14w - 27w6d)
Appointments scheduled approximately every 4wks
Second Trimester Visits:
second trimester genetic screening
anatomy ultrasound scan with specialist
check fetal movement
check for fetal heart rate
check weight and Blood Pressure
Check mother’s overall well being
Between 25wk-28wks you will be screened for diabetes ( 1hr glucose challenge test).
Gestational ages 28-40wks
Visits are every 4wks till 32wks then every 2wks till 36wks
And then every week till 40wks.
You may be offered flu vaccine during seasonal flu (December thru March)
You will be offered TDaP vaccine (whooping cough) between 28 -36wks to protect the baby from pertussis
You will be tested for GBS (Group B Strep) between 36wks
Your Provider will also ask you about contractions, fetal movement.
Check Fetal heart rate
Check Blood Pressure and weight
Check mother’s well being.
Rhogam given to Rh negative women at 28 weeks
If you’re healthy and you exercised before you got pregnant, it’s usually safe to continue your activities during pregnancy. Check with your provider to make sure.
These activities usually are safe during pregnancy:
These activities are not safe during pregnancy: