You’re starting or adding to your family, and you want to give the new baby growing in your womb the best start at life possible. Prenatal care by the knowledgeable team of obstetricians at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology is an essential part of taking care of your growing baby’s health. With doctors fluent in Chinese and convenient locations in Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Flushing, New York, there’s no reason to delay. Call or schedule your online consultation today.
Prenatal care is preventive care for mothers-to-be to help maintain a healthy pregnancy. Prenatal care is good for your growing baby. That’s because babies of mothers who do not get prenatal care are three times more likely to be born underweight. And, tragically, babies whose moms didn’t get prenatal care are five times more likely to die.
As soon as you learn you’re pregnant, the obstetricians at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology will set up a schedule of prenatal care visits. Depending on your health and other factors, expect to see the doctor:
If your pregnancy is high-risk or if you’re over age 35, you'll probably see your doctor more often.
During your first prenatal visit, the obstetricians at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology talk with you about your health, lifestyle, and previous pregnancies to help you enjoy the best pregnancy possible. Here’s what you can expect your doctors to do:
Your pregnancy is an exciting event, and the doctors at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology take the time to answer all of your questions during your visit.
Throughout your pregnancy, the doctors at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology continue to pay close attention to your health and the health of your growing baby. They advise you to eat a nutritional diet, avoid alcoholic drinks, smoking, and drugs.
During your check-ups, expect the doctors to:
Once you begin to show, they also measure around your stomach to monitor your baby's growth.
At your first prenatal visit, the doctors at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology perform tests to get a better sense of your overall health. They test for:
Are you ready to find out more about helping your growing baby to get the best start at life? Call or schedule an online consultation today with the caring team at Bayard Obstetrics & Gynecology.