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October 1st, 2013, 04:13 AM
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So everyone that had your first appt, when is your next one scheduled for?

I haven't had my first yet (it's next Tuesday) and I'm already excited about when my second will be. LOL Do they schedule them every 4 weeks?
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October 1st, 2013, 06:19 AM
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Usually every 4 weeks. Then it'll go to every 2 weeks, then every week. But it can also depend on provider and how your pregnancy is going for when your appointments will be scheduled. Low risk, it usually goes like I just stated.
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October 1st, 2013, 07:07 AM
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Yep- I go next Tuesday, and then I'm guessing my next appt will be 4 weeks after that! Then down to every two, then every week for the last four weeks or so!
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October 1st, 2013, 07:18 AM
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My next one isn't until the 18th. I think it is every 4 until 30, then every 2 until 36, then every week until delivery.
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October 1st, 2013, 03:01 PM
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My first apt is this week with the nurse just to do paperwork, blood work and stuff like that from what I understand. I have an apt 2 weeks later with the Dr and that will be my first dr apt so probably will be every 4 weeks after that one unless he labels me as high risk from prior health conditions then it can be more.
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October 1st, 2013, 06:45 PM
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I'm sure it depends on your provider. But for me I'll have appointments once a month until the 28th week, every two weeks until the 36th week, and then weekly until labour begins. One of the 36+ week appointments can be at my own home. Awesome. Then they come to my home on days 1, 3, 5 and 7-10 for a baby checkup. Then I see them at the clinic weeks 2, 4 and 6.
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October 2nd, 2013, 12:00 PM
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My 2nd u/s was mostly to confirm the difference in gestational age from where they thought I would be based off LMP at my 6.5 week u/s. My 3rd u/s will be in 4 weeks at 12.5 weeks. I have been referred to a perinatologist, and will most likely be visiting them in 2 weeks (before our honeymoon), or in 4 weeks (after our honeymoon).
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October 2nd, 2013, 12:25 PM
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Last pg I didn't go as much as the ob wanted. I went every 6-8 weeks, then 32 wks, 36 wks, 38 wks & 40 wks. My pregnancy was a healthy normal one so no need to go monthly or more.

As for this pregnancy, not sure yet. My 1st appointment is late next week (8 wks), I might have to reschedule thought
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October 2nd, 2013, 12:50 PM
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There is 5 weeks between my last appt and my next appt. Which is fine with me...I probably wont go to my appts every month. My last appt was just a weight check, flu shot and we did a quick peek at the baby...the only reason I went was for the ultrasound ..otherwise there was no reason to go.
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