Pre-natal Care Schedule

Please be advised that this schedule is a general guideline only.  Dr. Mulder will alter this schedule on a patient by patient basis.

 

1st visit

 

 

8 weeks

 

 

  • Ultrasound to confirm dates
  • Pap smear, affirm and BC cultures
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Pre-natal blood work
  • Pre-natal vitamins
2nd visit

 

 

10-12 weeks

 

 

  • Check fetal heart tones
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Sign consents for maternal serum and cystic fibrosis screening
  • Review pre-natal blood work
3rd visit

 

16 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
4th visit

 

18-20 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
5th visit

 

20 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Ultrasound
  • Review half-time paperwork
6th visit

 

 

24 weeks

 

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Glucose screening
7th visit

 

 

28 weeks

 

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Glucose screening if not completed at previous visit
  • Antibody screen and Rhogam injection (if negative)
8th visit 32 weeks
  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Ultrasound
9th visit

 

36 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Culture for Group B strep
  • Sterile vaginal exam to check cervix dilation & effacement
10th visit

 

37 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Sterile vaginal exam if contracting
11th visit

 

38 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Sterile vaginal exam if contracting
12th visit

 

39 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Sterile vaginal exam to check cervix dilation & effacement
13th visit

 

40 weeks

 

  • Fetal heart tones
  • Measure fundal height
  • Blood pressure, weight, urine culture
  • Sterile vaginal exam to check cervix dilation & effacement
  • Discuss induction