Every expectant mother should eat properly, get enough rest, and go to the doctor for regularly scheduled prenatal visits. This section helps you understand how to manage your pregnancy and explains the common discomforts you may experience.
Prenatal Care And Staying Healthy
Nutrition And Medication
- Common prenatal tests
- Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) screen
- Chorionic villus sampling
- Percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling
- Genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis
HIV testing of pregnant women
Life During Pregnancy
Review Date: 2/20/2007
Reviewed By: Douglas A. Levine, MD, Gynecology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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