Obstetrical Calendar

First Visit:
  • Orientation to the Practice
  • Assign Due Date
  • Discuss Prenatal Vitamins
  • Answer Questions
  • Check Varicella, CATS
  • Ultrasound for Dating
  • Obtain History
  • Draw Prenatal Labs – HIV, Hepatitis, Syphilis, Rubella

About 12 weeks (or second visit):
  • Complete Blood Count
  • Discuss Any High Risk Factors
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones
  • Perform Physical Exam – PAP, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea tests

About 16 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Order AFP Test
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Sign Up for Childbirth Education Classes

About 20 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Ultrasound – Purchase a DVD for $5 or bring your own DVD+RW
  • Discuss Prenatal Classes

About 24 week:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine

About 28 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Order One-hour Glucose Test
  • A Rhogam Shot is Given to Patients Who Have Rh-Negative Blood Type
  • Pamphlet on Kick Count
  • Review Circumcision
  • Breast Feeding
  • Prenatal Classes
  • Pediatrician
  • Review S/S PTL
  • Discomforts of Labor
  • Mail Preregistration Form to Hospital

About 30 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Discuss Glucose Test Results

About 32-36 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Check for the Baby's Position

About 36 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Discuss Labor and Delivery
  • Pack Your Bag
  • Group B Strep Culture of the Vagina

About 38 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Cervical Examination May Be Done
  • Non Stress Test only if High Risk

About 40 weeks:
  • Listen for Fetal Heart Tones and Check Uterine Size
  • Check Weight, BP, and Urine
  • Cervical Examination
  • Discuss Management Plan for Delivery on an Individual Basis

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501 19th Street, Suite 509
Knoxville, TN 37916
P:865.524.3208

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9330 Parkwest Blvd, Suite 302
Knoxville, TN 37923
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