During your office visit, your blood pressure will be measured and you'll be weighed. Your belly may also be measured, and you'll need to provide a urine sample to check for signs of disease. Dr. Naim will discuss any symptoms or concerns you may have, and he may order ultrasounds or lab tests, both of which can be performed right in the office.
Most women will see the doctor every month until the 28th week, then every other week until the 36th week, at which point you'll need to see the doctor every week until delivery. Women with high-risk pregnancies will probably need to see the doctor more frequently.
High-risk pregnancies are pregnancies that pose potential problems for either the mother or the baby or both. Lots of factors can contribute to a high-risk pregnancy, including:
alcohol or drug use
high blood pressure
hypertension of pregnancy
being pregnant with more than one baby
having a history of miscarriages
The most important steps you can take are to:
You also should never take any medicine or other over-the-counter product including vitamins and supplements without talking to Dr. Naim first.
Most high-risk pregnancies are diagnosed during regular prenatal exams, which is one reason why keeping your prenatal appointments is so important. Risk factors may also be uncovered in your personal or family medical histories. In some cases, Dr. Naim may order additional testing to determine if your pregnancy is considered high-risk.
We accept a variety of insurance plans at our practice. If you do not see your provider listed, please call our office so we can help you determine coverage.
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