Hurray ! There is a baby (babies) on the way!
Pregnancy and childbirth are memorable experience in a couple’s life. The joy of looking forward to become parents is the most scintillating experience in their lives. We at Prashanth Hospitals strive to make this a pleasant and unforgettable experience.
Now that you know you’re pregnant, it’s more important than ever to take care of yourself both physically and emotionally. We help you boost in having a problem-free pregnancy and a healthy baby by extending all the support required at this stage.
Preconception care is Caring for your health before you become pregnant and prepare in advance physically , mentally and emotionally as a individual and a couple for the big change in life of having a baby. It is ideally good for you and your baby. By opting for this you have made the right decision for you and your baby to arrive. We have you checked for any potential risks that may adversely affect you and your baby during pregnancy –Sometimes if need arises they may advice corrective steps ,medication or invasive procedures to address any medical issues you may have before you get pregnant. It’s about becoming your healthiest self — physically and emotionally — before you take that next step into pregnancy. Our counselor and Gynaec discuss with you on the following factors
• Reproductive history
• Medical History
• Current medications
• Family health history.
• Home and workplace environment
• Weight & Lifestyle factors
• Exercise& Diet
• Prenatal vitamins
• Do a physical exam
• Suggest lab tests
• Chart menstrual cycles to help detect ovulation
• Genetic counseling can help you understand your chance of having a child with a birth defect
Good prenatal care is essential for you and your baby. Choose PFRC as your trusted healthcare provider right away and make the journey to motherhood more joyous, stress-free and be assured of the best care.
Schedule your first prenatal visit. During that visit you’ll be screened for preventive checks to avoid certain conditions that could lead to complications in pregnancy. If you haven’t opted for it don’t wait further, get started now.
Every four weeks during the first and second trimesters. In the third trimester, you’ll be seen more often, typically once every two weeks until 36 weeks, then weekly until the baby is born.
We will schedule your first visit for when you’re about 8 weeks pregnant. We will see you sooner, particularly if you have a medical condition, have had problems with a pregnancy in the past, or having symptoms such as vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, or severe nausea and vomiting.
At this and all future prenatal checkups, don’t be afraid to raise any issues you’ve been wondering about. If questions come up between appointments, it may help to keep a running list.