It is important for every woman to take proper care of her reproductive health at all times. During pregnancy, many potential complications can arise that can place the health of the mother and baby at risk. Happily, many of these can be prevented or minimized through proper healthcare. Additionally, throughout pregnancy special care is needed to ensure that the mother is able to carry the baby to term, that both mother and fetus remain healthy and, if problems arise, to detect them at the earliest possible stage.
A healthy pregnancy starts with good prenatal care. At this time, your doctor will review your immunizations and will likely recommend starting on prenatal vitamins. Blood tests may be performed to screen for infectious diseases that may affect the pregnancy or the baby. This is also a good time for you to have any questions or concerns you may have addressed as the education and knowledge that can be provided by medical professionals in the obstetrics and gynecology department can be extremely helpful.
Once you become pregnant prenatal care continues through your pregnancy with regular checkups to monitor your health and the health of the baby. As the pregnancy progresses, the baby’s growth and development are also monitored. Also, various genetic tests and tests for spinal cord abnormalities may be performed.
In the later stages of pregnancy your checkups will occur every two to four weeks. The doctor may check the baby’s position to determine if it is facing down toward the birth canal. If you have a history of certain infections that the baby may be exposed to during delivery, this is the time when the doctor may want to start you on antibiotics or antiviral medications.
We offer a variety of Obstetrics and Gynecology procedures:
Our obstetrics & gynecology department works with the health of both mother and fetus in mind with the goal of making your pregnancy and delivery the healthy and joyful experience it is meant to be. At American Medical Care, a medical tourism agency, we understand how precious the health of your unborn child is and we have meticulously assembled a network of the most dedicated and talented obstetricians and gynecologists in the U.S. Our fully-equipped facilities are conveniently located in Georgia, Maine, Maryland, New York, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, New Jersey, New York and many other locations in the United States. To book an appointment or request a free quote, click here or phone us at 202-930-7870.