Prenatal care is the time from conception to birth, when your doctor tracks your baby’s development and your overall health. Numerous studies have linked prenatal care to better health for the child and mother. And prenatal visits help you develop a relationship with the doctor who will help welcome your child into the world.
Prenatal office visits usually occur:
Your visit will usually include:
More frequent visits may be required if you have a pre-existing condition like diabetes. Sometimes, if complications arise, additional appointments with a high-risk specialist (Perinatologist) may be needed. If that is the case, rest assured that Dr. Brown and the high-risk specialist will work together for your and your baby’s best outcome.