There will be lots of excitement surrounding the birth of your baby. It is important to prepare for your labor and delivery date. Below are helpful ways to plan for this day and things you should expect on your delivery day.
You should schedule your first prenatal visit as soon as you find out are pregnant. Prenatal care helps keep you and your baby healthy. It lets your doctor spot health problems early. Early treatment can cure many problems and prevent others
Healthy babies are usually active. Unborn babies sleep for a short periods of time, but most of the time they will kick roll, twist and turn. Counting your baby’s movements, also known as “Kick Counts,” is a way to tell how your baby is doing. A healthy baby usually moves or kicks at least 10 times in 2 hours.
Doctors and midwives usually recommend that you being counting movements around the 7th month of pregnancy (about 28 weeks). As you get to know your baby’s movement pattern, you will be able to report any changes to your care provider.