1.Antenatal checkups : Done around 16, 20, 24 and 28 weeks.    


  • Detailed history is taken regarding:

      Concerns raised during previous visits

      Nausea and vomiting


      Water consumption

      Baby movements

      Any UTI sumptoms

  • Examination includes:

      Recording of Blood pressure, weight

      Your practitioner will feel your abdomen to get a sense of the size of your growing uterus and 


      Listening to the baby’s heart beat with the help of a doppler.

      Also, examination of  hands and feet for any swelling.

2. Lab tests:

  •     Blood tests :  Complete Blood picture

     Blood sugars

     Thyroid tests

     Screening test for chromosomal abnormalities

  •   Urine analysis : To rule out UTI

                                Protein in the urine can be a sign of a urinary tract infection or, if accompanied by high blood pressure, a sign of preeclampsia. Other symptoms of preeclampsia can include liver or kidney abnormalities, persistent headaches, or vision changes. If you have high blood pressure without these other symptoms, you could have gestational hypertension

3. Ultrasound :     Done between 18 and 22 weeks (Known as TIFFA scan) to check for physical   abnormalities and also verify the baby’s due da

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