Prenatal care

What is Prenatal care?

Prenatal care is the health care you get while you are pregnant. It includes your checkups and prenatal testing. Prenatal care can help keep you and your baby healthy. It lets your health care provider spot health problems early. Early treatment can cure many problems and prevent others.

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im 8 months pregnant i havent had any prenatal care . i went to the hospital once they said the baby was fine.. my belly size...

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Any evidence of slower fetal growth rate can be had from regular follow up and also an abdominal sonogram to look for any malformations,...

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I am 41 years old and in the 35th week of pregnancy. Though I had BP even before getting pregnant, my BP was given attention only in 2nd...

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Hello and thanks for the question.

First of all I do not think your baby is in distress. This is just part of the normal process of pregnancy as...

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Do I need a pre check up before trying for a baby? Do I need to take Folic Acids from now itself? Can this be taken without visiting the doctor? If...

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Hi Dhivya,

Thank you for the query.

It is ideal for a woman planning for a baby, to go in for a pre check up .This would include a general physical...

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please help I had a miscarriage I was 12 weeks pregnant but baby died at 6 weeks. I am 41 and this was my first pregnancy . I miscarried naturally...

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