The first 12 weeks of pregnancy is very exciting for the new mother to be. Being such a new experience, we’ve put together a list that outlines what to can expect at Women’s Health and Menopause Center for pre-natal care.
First Trimester (1-13 weeks):
Screening labs: to look for a wide variety of health issues that could affect both you and your baby’s health in pregnancy. All mommies receive these tests.
1st Ultrasound: to confirm your due date.
Risk of Down’s syndrome and other chromosomal conditions (pamphlet will be in your welcome package)
Risk of Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Cystic Fibrosis, Neural Tube Defects (pamphlet will be in your welcome package)
Genetic diseases common in the Ashkenazi Jewish population (please ask for pamphlet)