You probably have had the first prenatal visit. If not, make an appointment immediately. The first medical visit is usually longer than the following visits.
This visit consists of:
The health care provider will listen to your heartbeat and check your blood pressure. Your height and weight will be recorded.
You will also have a conversation with your health care provider about your health and your family's health in order to establish your medical history.
During this first visit, the health care provider usually requests a series of lab tests. If you want more information about these tests and their purpose, consult the following table.