Prenatal Care

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Prenatal care is the healthcare you get while you are pregnant. It includes your check-ups and prenatal screening. Prenatal care can help keep you and your baby healthy and balanced. It allows your healthcare provider place health issue early. Early treatment can cure many issues and protect against others. Your doctor or midwife will offer you a routine for your prenatal visits. If you are over 35 years old or your pregnancy is high risk due to health troubles like diabetic issues or high blood pressure, your medical professional or midwife will possibly wish to see you regularly. You can also expect to see your wellness care provider more frequently as your due date gets better. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health. The optimal timing of ultrasound among pregnant women with feasible maternal Zika virus exposure remains unknown. Insufficient data are offered to specify the ideal timing between Zika virus exposure and initial sonographic testing. Brain irregularities connected with hereditary Zika syndrome have been recognized by ultrasound in the second and 3rd trimesters in released case reports. CDC formerly recommended serial ultrasounds every 3-4 weeks for women exposed during maternity with lab evidence of Zika virus infection. In the lack of information to lead timing of ultrasound to find problems related to Zika virus infection, doctor may take into consideration expanding the time interval in between ultrasounds based on patient preferences and scientific reasoning. Children of moms who do not get prenatal care are three times most likely to have a low birth weight and five times more likely to die than those born to mommies that do get care. Physicians also can speak to pregnant women about points they can do to provide their unborn children a healthy start to life. It suggests knowing exactly how health conditions and risk aspects can affect you or your unborn child if you conceive. Birth issues of the brain and back happen in the very onset of maternity, commonly prior to a woman knows she is pregnant. As a result of your age, your medical professional will most likely recommend some added tests to examine your child's health.

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