Services to pregnant women designed to insure that both expectant mother and the newborn are in the best health. A lack of prenatal care early in the pregnancy is associated with low birth weight and infant mortality.
Medical care provided to a pregnant woman to ensure the health of the mother and unborn child.
Medical care for a pregnant woman and her fetus throughout her pregnancy.Proper prenatal care is essential to catch any potential problems early onso they can be monitored and treated.
the care of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby throughout pregnancy
Medical care given to a pregnant woman and her unborn baby throughout pregnancy to help ensure good health before and after delivery.
Medical services a woman receives during her pregnancy. The purpose of prenatal care is to monitor the health of the pregnant mother and foetus to ensure proper growth and development for both. Prenatal care can also detect birth defects at an early stage of pregnancy.
A program of care for a pregnant woman before the birth of her baby.
The amount of prenatal care obtained by the mother is determined by information on the birth certificate concerning the month that prenatal care began and the number of prenatal visits.
Pregnancy-related health care services provided to a woman between conception and delivery. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends at least 13 prenatal visits in a normal 9-month pregnancy: one each month for the first 28 weeks of pregnancy, one every 2 weeks until 36 weeks, and then weekly until birth.
Health care given to a woman and her baby while she is pregnant.
This is health care a woman gets when she is pregnant. Good prenatal care is vital for both mother and baby.
Prenatal care refers to the medical care recommended for women before and during pregnancy. The aim of good prenatal care is to detect any potential problems early, to prevent them if possible (through recommendations on adequate nutrition, exercise, vitamin intake etc), and to direct the woman to appropriate specialists, hospitals, etc. if necessary. The availability of routine prenatal care has played a part in reducing maternal death rates and miscarriages as well as birth defects, low birth weight, and other preventable infant problems in the developed world.