Obstetrics

Here at Northern OB-GYN, our providers are all specially trained to deal with women’s health issues including comprehensive care for all obstetric needs. Let our experienced staff guide through all the stages of your pregnancy. We will be there every step of the way from conception to delivery.

  • Our obstetricians/gynecologists are board certified, and up-to-date on the most recent obstetric services and techniques.
  • Preconception counseling on how to achieve optimal health before getting pregnant and what you can do to enhance your chances of delivering a healthy baby.
  • We can provide referrals to specialists for genetic evaluation who can perform cutting-edge tests for identifying genetic problems.
  • Obstetrics care during pregnancy, as well as delivery and post-partum care
  • Routine testing, such as early obstetric ultrasounds
  • State of the art 3-D ultrasound equipment

Sample Pregnancy Appointment Schedule*

Weeks Appointments Tests Concerns and Reasons to Call
1-14 Every 4 weeks Prenatal Labs (CVS) (1st trimester genetic screen) Miscarriage, bleeding, pelvic pain, Severe vomiting
14-19 Every 4 weeks (MSAFP) (Amnio) Bleeding, abdominal or pelvic pain, Heavy discharge or pelvic pressure
20     Childbirth education classes sign-up
20-28 Every 4 weeks, Meet other MDs or CNMs Ultrasound, Glucose, CBC Bleeding, abdominal or pelvic pain, Frequent abdominal cramps
28-36 Every 2 weeks, Meet other MDs or CNMs   Bleeding, abdominal or pelvic pain, Frequent abdominal cramps, Persistent headache, visual changes, Decreased fetal movement
36-42 Every week Strep culture Persistent and consistent hard contractions, Bleeding, leaking fluid, Headache, visual changes, Decreased fetal movement
6 weeks after delivery Postpartum visit   Signs of depression, Breast infection, Heavy bleeding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Every pregnancy is individual to each woman and this schedule is only a sample. Your appointment schedule may vary and each appointment will be scheduled upon checkout at each return visit.

 

 

 

 

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