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What happens during prenatal visits with my healthcare provider?

Prenatal visits with your healthcare provider may include:

  • review of medical history
  • completion of various blood tests, urine analysis, and lab work
  • taking your blood pressure and listening to the baby's heartbeat
  • suggestions for a nutritional plan, including prenatal vitamins
  • developing an exercise strategy

Trinity Health is a Catholic health care organization that acts in accordance with the Catholic tradition and does not condone or support all practices covered in this site. In case of emergency call 911. This site is educational and not a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the advice of a qualified health care provider.

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