You’ve checked and double checked – and then checked again just to be sure. And all the home pregnancy tests agree: You’re pregnant!
Now it’s time for a flurry of phone calls to share the news with family and friends. Just be sure at least one of those calls is to The Women’s Clinic – it’s time to make an appointment for your first prenatal checkup.
Prenatal checkups are essential for both you and your baby. Getting regular prenatal care can:
In general, you’ll have about one prenatal checkup per month for the first several months of pregnancy. As you get closer to your due date – or if you have any health conditions that need to be monitored more closely – you’ll need more frequent checkups.