Day: March 28, 2017

You’re Pregnant, What’s Next?

Scheduling initial OB: Congratulations! You’ve confirmed your pregnancy, now it’s time to seek prenatal care. Here at Arlington Women’s Center we start our prenatal care with initial blood work and initial ultrasound to confirm your due date and confirm pregnancy is healthy thus far. At this visit, you fill out initial medical history forms that…

Un-Medicated Childbirth Class Options

Class Options for Couples Who are interested in/or considering an Un-Medicated Birth Virginia Hospital Center Un-Medicated Classes Designed for the Mother desiring an unmedicated birth. Focus on breathing, relaxation, and positioning. Class from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 703-558-2468 childbirtheducation@virginiahospitalcenter.com https://www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/medical/women/childbirth_education_classes.aspx Virginia Hospital Center Refresher This class demonstrates breathing, relaxation and a variety of comfort…

Preconception

If you and your partner are considering pregnancy here are some preconception considerations: 1) Folic acid (minimum of 400 mcg of folic acid) is very important to help prevent neural tube defects. This needs to be present prior to conception, so you should start taking a supplement even before trying to get pregnant. Also make…

Arlington Women’s Center Obstetric Booklet

We hope that this information will be helpful. If you still have unanswered questions, please ask us. Please provide us with your pharmacy name, location, and phone number, and give this information to our nursing staff at your first or second visit If you have any questions during office hours, please do not hesitate to…

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