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Is 20 weeks too late for my first ob appointment?

Is 20 weeks too late for my first ob appointment?

No: The earlier you seek prenatal care the better. If you have put off your first visit though now is the time. It is never too late. ...Read more

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Dr. Rebecca Thibodeau Khan
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With mo-di twins arent i suppose to see a high risk doctor i also had a mymectomy last year this wld be my first C-section im 20 weeks+2 i see a ob?

With mo-di twins arent i suppose to see a high risk doctor i also had a mymectomy last year this wld be my first C-section im 20 weeks+2 i see a ob?

Ask your OB MD: Please ask your OB md who is much more familiar with all the details of your history and can make the determination as to whether you would benefit from a maternal fetal medicine specialist co-managing your pregnancy, if available. ...Read more

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When should my first ob appointment be?

When should my first ob appointment be?

Early: Some docs won't schedule the initial OB appt prior to 8-10 weeks and then some don't actually see the patient on that initial visit-- they rely on nursing staff to collect history information and perform initial blood work. My personal preference is to see the patient when she discovers she is pregnant and establish care as early as possible. If complications arise, care is already established. ...Read more

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How do I go about getting my first ob appointment?

How do I go about getting my first ob appointment?

Call your doctor: Call your doctor for an appointment. You will need to know the date of your last menstrual period. It is usually scheduled between 6-9 weeks gestation because the baby can be seen in the uterus at that point on ultrasound. If you don't have a doctor, check with your insurance to get a list of covered providers and research your options to find a good fit. ...Read more

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First appointment with ob nurse what should I expect?

First appointment with ob nurse what should I expect?

Thorough evaluation: The OB nurse will evaluate you and your pregnancy by asking questions and obtaining significant information. ...Read more

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When exactly should I have my first OB/GYN appointment?

When exactly should I have my first OB/GYN appointment?

Before having sex: If you are sexually active, see your gynecologist any time now. If you are not, see her/him before you have sex to get advice about contraception, HPV vaccination, safe sex and if you wish to be pregnant to get pre-natal vitamins. ...Read more

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How much does you're first prenatal ob/gyn appointment cost?

How much does you're first prenatal ob/gyn appointment cost?

You will have to: Call and ask. Every doctor will probably be close, but they will be different. Check with your parents to see if you have insurance coverage. Also, you may qualify for state medicaide. ...Read more

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What can I expect for me first ob/gyn appointment and what happens during it?

What can I expect for me first ob/gyn appointment and what happens during it?

Depends.: Things may vary slightly from one dr to another. In my practice, the first visit is spent discussing things like: the patient's symptoms, nutrition in pregnancy, common do'/don'ts of pregnancy, exercise, assessing need for nausea treatments, explaining routine prenatal care and expectations, doing the pelvic exam, screening for high risk conditions. We don't routinely do a sonogram til 2nd visit. ...Read more

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What should my doctor and I discuss at my very first ob/gyn appointment?

What should my doctor and I discuss at my very first ob/gyn appointment?

Depends: What do you want from the visit? Why are you going to the appointment? Depends on your age and your issues. Be open to any and all options. Is it for birth control, is if for becoming sexually active and responsible, are you concerned with a condition or disease or infection? Go n with some general questions and concerns and see where you end up. Don't overwhelm the doctor. There is a limit. ...Read more