First Prenatal Visit
Ob/Gyn

 
 
00:00 / 17:20
 
1X
 
  • Planned/Desired
  • Options counseling if needed
  • Exam/pelvic/pap
  • Ultrasound for dating
  • Screening options: QUAD, Sequential, NIPS, invasive testing
  • Pregnancy guidelines
  • Weight:
    • BMI under 18.5 should gain 28–40 pounds.
    • Normal-weight women (BMI, 18.5–24.9) should aim for 25–35
    • Overweight women (BMI, 25–29.9) should aim for 15–25
    • Obese women (BMI, 30 or more) should gain only 11–20
  • Food: Avoid unpasteurized dairy, large fish (swordfish, shark, king mackerel, tilefish, bigeye tuna etc), uncooked meat/seafood, uncooked deli meat, EtOH
  • Drugs: Nothing unless cleared by MD. Tylenol okay if needed, PNV, Colace, FeSO4. NO NSAIDs!
  • Exercise: Nothing that could leave a bruise on your belly! Moderate exercise is great.
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