Your Pregnancy, Week 6
It's still early. So, you may be waiting a while to share your news with friends and family that you're having a baby.
But as soon as you learn you’re pregnant, call your healthcare provider to schedule your first prenatal checkup.
Usually, this visit happens at about 8 to 10 weeks after your last menstrual period. This will be the first of many visits throughout your pregnancy. Each is designed to keep a watch on your health and the growth and development of your baby. Use these checkups to ask questions and learn more about your pregnancy. If you haven't chosen a pregnancy healthcare provider yet, now is the time to make this decision.
Online Medical Reviewer: Bowers, Nancy, RN, BSN, MPHFoley, Maryann, RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2016
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