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What Happens at Prenatal Care Appointments


Updated July 02, 2014

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Your Third Prenatal Care Appointment
Measuring Fundal Height - Prenatal Care

Measuring fundal height helps ensure that your baby is growing well.

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Towards the third prenatal visit you are mostly likely around 14-16 weeks pregnant. You are feeling better and the most dangerous part of pregnancy is over. You are now probably feeling more confident in your pregnancy and sharing your good news. It's been about a month since you've seen the midwife or doctor. Here is what a prenatal appointment may look like:

  • Urine sample to screen for sugar and protein
  • Check your blood pressure
  • Record your weight
  • Listen for baby's heart beat
  • Measure your fundal height to check baby's growth
You may also have the following prenatal testing done if you request it:

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