Certified Nurse Midwife, Johanna Allen will kick off the virtual series covering how to prepare for labor, what to expect, different ways to cope with pain, mental affirmations and breathing techniques, and packing your hospital bag.
At Viva Eve, your pregnancy journey starts with a 1-hour OB appointment that includes:
- Thorough physical exam
- Discussion of any necessary prenatal tests based on your medical and family histor
- Blood test thatcan detect certain genetic risk factors, an infection, blood glucose levels, check hemoglobin and hematocrit levels, and perform antibody screening
- Urine test – these will be routinely performed during your pregnancy to make sure your protein and sugar levels are healthy and to check for urinary tract infections or problems with your kidneys.
- State-of-the-art 4D ultrasound in-house that will determine the stage of your pregnancy and set a potential due date for your new arrival