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North Florida Ob-Gyn of Jacksonville Beach provides complete care for every stage of your pregnancy. Our obstetric care team is one of the most well-trained and experienced groups in the country. For this exciting time, you should feel safe and confident with those treating you and your baby. We want you to feel the best and your baby to develop safely.
The trained healthcare providers and obstetricians at North Florida Ob-Gyn of Jacksonville Beach provide our patients with excellent pregnancy, labor, delivery, and postpartum care. With routine office visits, we ensure the health of you and your baby. Understanding what occurs during these appointments is essential.
Our Prenatal Visits and Care
During the course of your pregnancy, your obstetrician visits fluctuate in amount per month and per week. For weeks four through 28, obstetrical care should be sought around once each month. Through weeks 28 through 36, this should increase to twice a month and weekly for the remainder of the pregnancy.
These appointments are important in maintaining the health of the child. The first visit you have with your obstetrician, you will discuss the following.
- Personal health history
- Family health history
- Complete physical exam
- Blood and urine tests
- Calculate the due date
Tour the Labor & Delivery Unit!
Baptist Beaches Labor & Delivery Center offers complimentary tours for expectant parents delivering at this location.
Understanding Possible Complicationss
There is a wide array of tests that our patients undergo with the help of our obstetric care. North Florida Ob-Gyn of Jacksonville Beach always keeps an eye out for any health problems that can affect the mother or the baby. These include but are not limited to high blood pressure, diabetes, infection, preeclampsia, and genetic disorders.
As you get further into your pregnancy, later visits with your obstetrician will deal with measuring weight gain, checking the baby’s growth, and monitoring the baby’s heart rate.
At North Florida Ob-Gyn of Jacksonville Beach, you will receive different tests and exams that will differ per trimester.
- Complete blood count to test for cell count and hemoglobin concentrations
- Determine the blood type
- Test for common diseases such as Hepatitis B and HIV
- General antibody screening
- Ultrasound to examine the neck and nasal bone
- Blood tests to determine the risk of neural tube defect, Down syndrome
- Ultrasound to assess cervix, placenta, fluid, and the baby
- Hematocrit to test the volume percentage of red blood cells
- Glucose tolerance test
- Group B Streptococcus screen
The Right Treatment for You and Your Child
Your pregnancy should always be a joyous and exciting time. That is why having the right obstetric care makes all the difference. North Florida Ob-Gyn of Jacksonville Beach provides the highest quality care available to expecting mothers.
We plan for every stage of pregnancy, which is why the delivery of your baby will occur at Baptist Medical Center Beaches. To find out more pregnancy information or information on safe medications to take while pregnant, click here. Receive the best care for you and your baby right here.