Your First Prenatal Group Session will be booked at 8 to 10 weeks of pregnancy.
A first prenatal checkup with a physician will be booked at 12 to 13 weeks of pregnancy.
Monthly checkups will be scheduled from 14 to 32 weeks of pregnancy.
At about 36 weeks you will have checkups scheduled every two weeks and a Labor and
Delivery Group Session.
At 36 to 40 weeks of pregnancy you will have a checkup every week.
During your first prenatal group visit you will fill out
your prenatal and health history during an education group session. Prenatal
topics such as nutrition, food safety, nausea, physical activity, and
medications will be discussed. If you are older than 35 please contact the
clinic regarding additional screening. Prenatal physician options will be
presented, and blood work and ultrasound will be booked. This session is
approximately 1.5 hours long and children are not encouraged to attend. You
will be asked to turn off/silence your phones during the group visit. All
personal information is confidential, and you will be asked to sign a
At approximately the 36th week of your pregnancy you will be scheduled to
attend an educational group session regarding your labor and delivery. The
session will cover the following topics:
The signs of labor
Progression of labor
When to go to the hospital
What to expect after you arrive at the hospital
What complications may occur
Pain relief in labor
Ways for support persons to be of assistance during labor
What to bring to the hospital
During the (approximately 1.5 hour) session a labour and delivery video will be shown. Due to the session length and graphic video, children are strongly encouraged not to attend.