Your Obstetrics Visit
So you're having a baby...

Patient Information

1st Visit: Sonogram, complete work up history, physical exam, pap smear, cervical cultures and urine cultures.
19-20 weeks: 2nd Sonogram for baby’s sex and anatomy.
27-28 weeks: Blood test for diabetes, blood test for RH antibody if RH negative, hemoglobin.
36 weeks: Cervical cultures for Group B Strep status and pelvic check for dilation.

Optional Tests

16 weeks: Genetic Screening for Down’s Syndrome, neural tube defects, etc.
16 weeks: Amniocentesis

Sonograms

1st Visit
19-20 weeks
28 weeks (fetal growth)

Medications

*Call the office if you have a fever over 100.4◦ for 8 hours

Cold & Allergy

Actifed
Benadryl
Claritin
Zyrtec
Robitussin DM (for cough)
Sudafed
Tylenol Cold Products
Mucinex DM (for cough)

Hemorrhoids

Preperation H
Anusol

Nausea

Emetrol
Vitamin B6

Constipation

Metamucil
Glycerin Suppositories
Milk of Magnesia

Indigestion

Mylanta
Zantac
Tums
Pepcid
Maalox

* Do not use baking soda,
Alka Seltzer, or Peptobismol

Gas

Phazyme
Mylanta Gas

Pain

Tylenol

* Do not take Aspirin or Ibuprofen

* Always follow directions and never exceed any recommended dose of any medication.

Activity

No Alcohol
No Tobacco
You may participate in low impact exercise unless otherwise indicated by medical staff. Walking is excellent exercise.



Travel

You may travel by car or plane anytime during pregnancy up to 34 weeks. Your trip will be more comfortable if you take frequent rest periods and avoid salt.

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