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Pregnancy services offered in Mobile, AL

If you’re expecting a baby and desire superior prenatal care, the experts at Bay Area Physicians for Women in Mobile, Alabama, are here for you. The board-certified obstetrics and gynecology physicians offer comprehensive pregnancy care before, during, and right after your pregnancy. Call the office to schedule an appointment or use the online booking tool today.


Q & A

What is pregnancy care?

Pregnancy care includes medical evaluation, monitoring, diagnostic testing, and treatment (if needed) to make sure you and your unborn baby stay as healthy as possible during pregnancy and beyond. The Bay Area Physicians for Women specialists have many years of experience caring for pregnant women and are highly trained in their field.

What are the benefits of routine pregnancy care?

The many benefits you can expect when choosing pregnancy care at Bay Area Physicians for Women include:

  • Superior care
  • On-site diagnostic testing
  • Low risk of complications
  • Improved health and wellness
  • Healthier baby
  • Early detection and treatment of medical problems

Bay Area Physicians for Women offers comprehensive obstetrics care for women 12 and older. They also provide preconception counseling, fertility treatments, high-risk pregnancy care, and exceptional labor and delivery services, as well as lactation consulting when necessary. 

The practice also provides cutting-edge 3D and 4D technology that allows you to view images and movements of your unborn baby.

What should I expect during pregnancy care appointments?

During pregnancy visits at Bay Area Physicians for Women, a friendly provider greets you and often completes the following:

Vital signs check

 

During a vital signs check, your OB/GYN specialist weighs you and evaluates your pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs.

Medical history review

 

Your provider asks questions about your medical history, past and current diagnoses, medications, dietary supplements, symptoms you may have, and your lifestyle habits.

Physical exam

 

Your Bay Area Physicians for Women specialist completes a physical exam to evaluate you and your baby’s health. This includes a pelvic exam and Pap test, if needed. 

 

Your provider might measure your belly, complete an ultrasound, or listen to your heartbeat and your baby’s. They also look for visible signs of illnesses and diseases.

Diagnostic testing

 

Depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy and your risk factors, you may be a candidate for disease screening, urine testing, blood tests, genetic testing, or other diagnostic tests.

Treatment

 

If you need treatment for any reason, your Bay Area Physicians for Women provider personalizes a plan that optimizes the health of you and your unborn baby. You might make lifestyle changes, take medications to manage a disease, or see a specialist for a complex medical problem. 

How often should I schedule pregnancy care visits?

Your Bay Area Physicians for Women specialist lets you know when to schedule pregnancy care visits. You might see your specialist once a month during the first part of your pregnancy and more frequently as your due date approaches.

Reach out to the practice if you experience unusual or concerning symptoms, such as uterine bleeding, pelvic pain, or decreased fetal movement. You can call the office any time you have concerns or questions about your pregnancy.

To schedule a pregnancy care appointment at Bay Area Physicians for Women, call the office or use the online booking tool today.

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