Routine Prenatal Visits Provide
Reassurance for New Parents
Pregnancy is a fascinating state of being, as well as a challenging time of life. There is so much to look forward to, but also so much to learn, on the journey to parenthood. And it all starts the day that you find out you are pregnant. One of the best and most important things you can do at this time is to schedule and keep your regular prenatal visits with an OB/GYN physician you trust.
A quick prenatal visit provides a chance for the doctor to ensure that your baby is developing properly as your pregnancy progresses. Just as important, it’s a great time for new parents to get the assurance they need to be comfortable with what’s to come. Your doctor can also recommend prenatal classes that help empower you and your significant other with information on the steps of pregnancy, how to manage pre-term contractions or labor pains, what to expect when labor does occur, and more.
If you’re a soon-to-be first-time parent, try to look at prenatal visits with your obstetrician as an enjoyable learning experience for you and your partner. Your doctor will be ready, willing and able to provide you with the tools you need to be a capable and knowledgeable new parent.
To make an appointment with Dr. Marilyn Mayne, DO, board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, visit FHMedicalGroup.com or call 352-589-6005.