Pregnancy

OB-GYN Associates PC -  - Obstetrics

OB-GYN Associates PC

Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Cedar Rapids, IA

Quality prenatal care not only improves your health but is crucial to maximizing the health and wellness of your unborn baby. The experienced obstetrics physicians and nurse practitioners at OB-GYN Associates PC, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, care for low and high-risk pregnant women of all ages. Call to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Pregnancy Q & A

OB-GYN Associates PC

What is prenatal care?

Prenatal care is medical care provided by a physician or nurse practitioner who specializes in obstetrics, or the care of pregnant women and their unborn babies before, during, and after pregnancy. The experienced medical providers at OB-GYN Associates PC are either board-certified or board-eligible and work at St. Luke’s and Mercy Hospitals, so you know your baby is in safe hands.

Which prenatal services does OB-GYN Associates PC offer?

The medical team at OB-GYN Associates PC delivers the most babies in the Cedar Rapids area using the most advanced and state-of-the-art technology. Practitioners there provide various obstetrics services, such as:

  • Preconception care before you become pregnant
  • Education regarding becoming pregnant and parenthood
  • Routine and high-risk prenatal care
  • Gestational diabetes screening
  • Genetic screening tests
  • Fetal monitoring
  • On-site 3D and 4D prenatal ultrasounds
  • Labor and delivery
  • Cesarean section procedures
  • Postnatal care after your baby is born

Why is prenatal care important?

Quality prenatal care significantly increases the odds of a healthy, safe pregnancy and delivery as well as a healthy baby. The obstetrics team at OB-GYN Associates PC catch health conditions early before serious problems arise.

Babies born to mothers without prenatal care are five times more likely to die, and three times more likely to have low birth weights than those born to moms who receive routine obstetric care. Practitioners at OB-GYN Associates PC treat you like family in a warm, welcoming environment.

How often should I make an appointment during pregnancy?

Believe it or not, it’s important to schedule your first prenatal appointment before becoming pregnant. Your provider goes over ways to become pregnant, how to have a safe pregnancy, and which prenatal vitamins to begin taking.

The team of medical experts at OB-GYN Associates PC lets you know when to make an appointment for your next prenatal checkup. You’ll come in more often toward the end of your pregnancy, or if your pregnancy is classified as high-risk.

If you’re ready to receive the quality care you deserve before, during, and after pregnancy, call OB-GYN Associates PC to schedule an appointment, or book one online today.