You're expecting a baby, congratulations! Choosing where to go to the doctor for your pregnancy care can be a daunting proposition. We hope to make that decision easier by providing comprehensive prenatal care that is close to home. For our pregnant patients we function as a group practice. We will try to have you see all of our doctors and providers throughout your pregnancy. This way you will have met and are comfortable with everyone by the time you deliver. This team approach allows you to benefit from the shared experience and expertise of several physicians and providers. Below we've outlined common questions you may want to ask and what to expect at each prenatal visit.
What over the counter medications are safe in pregnancy?Over the counter medication list
Is vaginal bleeding normal in pregnancy?No. You should always notify your health care provider if you are experiencing vaginal bleeding during pregnancy.
I'm over 37 weeks now, when should I head to the hospital?"You should head to the hospital if you experience any of the following: Contractions closer than 6 minutes apart lasting longer than 1 hour Leaking clear fluid Having vaginal bleeding Decreased fetal movement after doing a "kick count" If you baby seems to be moving less and you are concerned, drink something sweet or caffinated and then lie in a dark room with your hand on your tummy for 1 hour. If your baby moves less than 10 times (every flutter or movement counts) during that hour you should head to the hospital.