The first time you’ll likely see an obstetrician is when you become pregnant. Your doctor will schedule an appointment for you when you are about eight weeks along. If you have a disease that could make your pregnancy high risk, however, they may have you come in for your first appointment sooner.
Throughout your pregnancy, you will need to have regular visits to your best obstetrician. These visits will:
Your obstetrician will also help you create your birth plan. They will discuss your birth preferences with you and make a plan, and possibly back up plan, so you are ready when your due date arrives.
Finally, your obstetrician will deliver your baby and monitor you to ensure you are healing properly as well. Once they are satisfied with your recovery, they will return you back to your OBGYN or gynecologist’s care.
Finding an obstetrician
Choosing an obstetrician is an important decision. You want to find one that you feel comfortable with, performs deliveries in a hospital you trust, and is covered by insurance carrier. To find the right doctor to join you in this exciting journey, you can:
Atlanta and Alpharetta, GA women who are expecting and in need of care should contact the team at Georgia OBGYN. Our team of OBGYNs and obstetrician are here to walk you through this exciting time and help ensure you have a healthy pregnancy. Contact us today to schedule your appointment. Contact your top Alpharetta and Atlanta OBGYN for your obstetrics and gynecology care.