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The Importance of Prenatal Care

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life. Growing a child is a miracle that can only happen for women. During this time, it is essential that patients work with their doctor to schedule routine prenatal care. At Columbus Women’s Care in Canal Winchester, OH, women who are pregnant or interested in becoming pregnant can ask about prenatal services.

What does prenatal care entail?

Prenatal care can involve:

  • Preconception planning
  • Nutritional advisement
  • Control of medical conditions to improve chances of conception
  • Evaluation of family history of both partners to look for genetic defects
  • Assessment of vitamin and mineral intake
  • Taking routine tests and screenings
  • Assessing blood samples for HIV and anemia
  • Monitoring of blood pressure levels
  • Charting weight gain and size for development
  • Monitor the baby’s growth and heart rate
  • Discuss labor preparation
  • Develop a birthing plan

Why is prenatal care important?

There are many reasons why women should visit their doctor at Columbus Women’s Care for prenatal care. Prenatal care covers a myriad of situations that can lead to a healthy pregnancy. With prenatal care, women can ensure they have the right balance of minerals and nutrients to ensure a healthy pregnancy. Women can check for complications throughout the nine months of pregnancy, and undergo screenings and testing to check for healthy development of the baby. Women who seek routine prenatal care can

  • Lower their risk of pregnancy complications
  • Ensure proper nutrients for the mom and their developing baby
  • Monitor medications that may be unsafe during pregnancy
  • Preparing for the birth of the child with a birthing plan

Prenatal care services are incredibly important. In fact, women who do not obtain prenatal care on a regular basis are three times more likely, according to the US Office of Women’s Health, to have a low birth weight baby. They are also five times more likely to experience deadly complications than babies born to mothers who obtained routine care. These statistics alone signify the importance of prenatal care.

Call Columbus Women’s Care today to learn more about prenatal care

Canal Winchester, OH area women who are interested in discussing prenatal care with a professional are welcome to call Columbus Women’s Care at (614) 755-4200. The office is located at 7901 Diley Road in Suites 205/260.

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Office Information

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am – 2:00pm
Closed Weekends

Holiday Hours For 2020

May 25th closed all day
July 3rd closed all day
Sept 7th closed all day
Nov 25th closed all day
Nov 26th closed all day
Nov 27th closed all day
Dec 23rd, 24th and 25th closed all day
Dec 31st closing at noon
Jan 1st closed all day

This message is for all of our patients, we hope all are staying safe, healthy, and following all the necessary guidelines presented by both the state and Federal Government. Due to recent reports concerning the Coronavirus, we are monitoring the CDC and Ohio Department of Health websites and taking necessary precautions. If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath and have recently traveled to China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Italy, or Iran, or you have been exposed to someone potentially infected with the Coronavirus, please contact the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-427-5634 instead of scheduling an appointment at our office if you are exhibiting signs and symptoms of an upper respiratory illness (cold or flu-like symptoms).

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