After getting a positive pregnancy test, you may be overcome with emotions, especially if this is your first time. So, what do you do first? Do you start on preparing your baby’s room, or on buying clothes? At University OBGYN Associates in Syracuse, New York, we believe that the most important step to take afterRead More
When and Why Will Your Obstetrician Do an Ultrasound?
During pregnancy, your obstetrician will order or perform routine ultrasounds for a number of reasons, but they are done primarily to assess the growth and development of your baby. Ultrasound may be used from the fifth gestational (pregnancy) week until delivery, and the number of ultrasounds that you will receive during your pregnancy will dependRead More
What Happens In Prenatal Care?
Prenatal care refers to medical care provided by an OB/GYN to a pregnant woman and her unborn baby during pregnancy. It begins right after you find out you are pregnant. Prenatal care is dispensed during scheduled visits throughout your pregnancy and involves your physician keeping track of your health and symptoms as well as checkingRead More
Importance of Your Prenatal Care Appointments
Pregnant women require highly specialized care to ensure a safe childbirth and a healthy baby. Therefore, your prenatal care obstetric appointments are vitally important for both of you. Prenatal care is carried out through regular checkups by a physician, preferably an OB/GYN (obstetrician/gynecologist), who will follow the progression of your pregnancy and the development ofRead More