Your antenatal visits are a great way to learn how your baby is growing and what is happening to your body.
Due to COVID-19, prenatal visits might be different. Some doctors and midwives are using telehealth to see pregnant women. More information: COVID-19: information for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
- your blood pressure will be checked
- the doctor or midwife will palpate (feel) your abdomen to see how much your baby has grown and listen to your baby’s heartbeat
- sometimes you may be weighed, have blood taken for tests and may have your urine checked.
In this guide:
- Your care during pregnancy
- Looking after yourself and your baby
- Mental wellbeing during pregnancy
- Journey of labour
- Stages of labour
- Birth - frequently asked questions
- When complications occur
- Induction of labour and augmentation
- Assisted birth and caesarean birth
- Pain relief options
- Expressing breastmilk
- Postnatal care – baby and you
- Key words
- Next ( https://www.qld.gov.au/health/children/pregnancy/antenatal-information/your-care-during-pregnancy )