What Should I Ask At My 26 Week Appointment?

What Week Do they check if baby is head down?

Your doctor or midwife will feel your abdomen when you have your pregnancy check-ups in second and third trimesters – this is called an ‘abdominal palpation’.

When they feel your abdomen at 35 to 36 weeks, they will assess whether the baby has settled into a head-down position in preparation for birth..

What should I ask at my 30 week appointment?

30-32 Weeks: Routine prenatal visit to check your weight, blood pressure, urine for protein and sugar, fetal growth, position of the baby and fetal heart rate.

What do they do at 26 week check up?

Between 26 to 28 weeks of pregnancy, you’ll likely have another prenatal care appointment. Here’s what may happen: Check blood pressure. Check for swelling in your hands and feet.

What questions should I ask at my prenatal visit?

Possible questions to ask your provider during your prenatal appointment:Is there a nurse line that I can call if I have questions?If I experience bleeding or cramping, do I call you or your nurse?What do you consider an emergency?Will I need to change my habits regarding sex, exercise, nutrition?More items…•

What should I ask at my 28 week appointment?

Your appointment at about 28 weeks:We will check your weight and blood pressure, and ask you to give a urine sample.Your doctor will discuss the results of your glucose test with you.If you need a Rhogam injection, it will be given today.Please bring in your Birth Plan to discuss with your doctor.

Should I shave before a gyno appointment?

It’s not necessary to shave or wax around the vagina before your first visit to a gynecologist. You will want to be clean though, so be sure to shower that day, using a gentle soap to maintain proper vaginal hygiene.

What questions do gynecologists ask you?

The doctor will ask questions about your previous medical history, your family history and past surgeries. He or she will ask you to remember when your first period was and tell them what it is like – whether your menstrual cycle is regular, how long it lasts, etc.

What does a Obgyn do on the first visit?

The Appointment And Exam Most doctors do a general physical exam of your height, weight, and blood pressure. They might additionally ask for a blood or urine sample. If you’re under 21, you most likely won’t have a pelvic exam or Pap smear during your first visit.

What should I ask my OB?

Top 10 Questions to Ask Your OB/GYNAre there changes I should make to my diet? … What foods should I avoid during pregnancy? … How much weight should I expect to gain during my pregnancy? … How much should I be exercising? … Can I travel during my pregnancy? … Will I be able to work throughout my pregnancy? … Can I continue taking my current medications?More items…•

What week do they start checking your cervix?

Pelvic exams in pregnancy vary depending on the doctor and the practice. Your cervix’s dilation and effacement might be checked every week starting at week 36 (or earlier!), or not until week 38 or 39, or your OB might not do a vaginal exam until you’re in labor.

Is 28 weeks considered 7 months pregnant?

The weeks of pregnancy don’t fit neatly into months, so seven months can begin between 25 weeks and 27 weeks pregnant and extend up to week 28 through 31.

What happens at the 24 week appointment?

Between 24 and 28 weeks, you’ll be given a glucose screening test to check for gestational diabetes, and possibly another blood test to check for anemia.