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nervous about tomorrow

going to the docs to make sure everything's ok and to get a prescription of prenatal vitamins....can anyone tell me what they'll do? i honestly have never been to the doc since i was 6 so i have no idea whats gonna go on

or do they do nothing since im only 5 weeks? will they tell me just to go back in a couple weeks or something haha im afraid of the docs btw O.O

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Lizzypuppylove

Asked by Lizzypuppylove at 5:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • they are going to let you listen to the baby heart beat , take your weight , let you talk to a nutritionist , and take your blood , and give u insurance if already dont have any !
    mrzshanteb23

    Answer by mrzshanteb23 at 5:15 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • thats it? ok good i though they were gonna poke and prod me lol the blood test just might make me pass out though haha like i said i havnt been to the docs since i was 6 so im not used to ANYTHING >.
    Lizzypuppylove

    Comment by Lizzypuppylove (original poster) at 5:17 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • mrzshante, the doctor will give you insurance? I don't think so.

    Lizzy, what they do can vary widely from doctor to doctor. They may do an ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy, may do blood work, they will take your weight, and blood pressure and maybe your temp. They will also ask for a detailed medical history. They will also likely take urine.
    twin_mommy

    Answer by twin_mommy at 5:21 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • its a free clinic so i wouldnt think they would do all that much O.o
    Lizzypuppylove

    Comment by Lizzypuppylove (original poster) at 5:24 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • You'll fill out a form asking you about your medical history. The doctor/nurse will probably ask about smoking, drinking, drug use. The nurse will take you blood pressure, pulse, temp and weigh you. You may have blood drawn and they will recommend you get up-to-date on your vaccinations. The doctor will talk to you about the do's and don'ts of pregnancy and will give you literature to take home. A prescription of prenatals may be offered but isn't needed. You can get them OTC from your local drug store/wal-mart. Let this be an opportunity to talk to your doctor about your philosophy and ask them about how they view pregnancy. If for whatever reason, you don't like your doctor, get a different one.
    Congrats btw. =)
    MotherofIreland

    Answer by MotherofIreland at 5:28 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • ok lol well ill most likely get a different doc every time i go to this place so im bound to not like one of them lol and im just wondering can i get chewable prenatals or liquid prenatals from a drug store or wal mart cuz i cant swallow pills whats to ever
    Lizzypuppylove

    Comment by Lizzypuppylove (original poster) at 5:32 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

  • first visit they usually give u a pregnancy info pack....it will have several guidelines to follow. they will weigh you. take urine sample to confirm you are pregnant. get your edd...(estimated due date) they will want to know the first day of your last period. take blood. get your medical history and the history of your family and of the father of the child. they will get your vitals IE blood pressure....things of that nature...i doubt they will do an exam. but if they do you will probably get a pap at that time. you will basically get like a physical so to speak.
    sweetestkitten

    Answer by sweetestkitten at 5:36 PM on Dec. 9, 2010

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