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OB Work Up Visit


Things you should bring for your first visit:

  1. A Completed Patient History
    You can find a printable, downloadable version by clicking here. By printing this form from your computer, you can complete it at your leisure before your first visit.
  2. A Completed HIPPA Notice of Privacy Practices
    You can find a printable, downloadable version by clicking here. By printing this form from your computer, you can complete it at your leisure before your first visit.
  3. A Completed Patient Information Sheet
    You can find a printable, downloadable version by clicking here. By printing this form from your computer, you can complete it at your leisure before your first visit.
  4. Your Current Insurance Card
    Please bring your insurance card with you on your first visit and keep us informed of any changes in your coverage. We will assist you in preparation of insurance claims for obstetrical and surgical services. We will need to make a copy of your original card for future visits.
  5. Your Insurance Provider's Preferred Lab
    As you progress through your pregnancy, we may need to order lab work. Having the name and number of the lab your insurance company uses will make things go smoothly down the line.
  6. Your Preferred Pharmacy
    As you progress through your pregnancy, we may need to write a prescription for you. Having the name and number of your preferred pharmacy will ensure a quick turnaround for your prescriptions.

What to Expect on Your New OB Work-up Visit

We generally see Patients to confirm the pregnancy and ensure there are no problems, and address any special issues or concerns within a week of your request for an appointment, and sooner if you are experiencing any problems. We will at this initial visit give you a slip for necessary lab studies. It is important that you have these tests done prior to your next appointment. After this appointment we will ask you to schedule a New OB Work-up Visit, generally 4 weeks later.

It is very important to complete all of the forms prior to your first visit. If you do not have time to complete the downloadable forms, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. It is also important to bring your current insurance information.

Even if this is not your first pregnancy, your first prenatal visit with one of our OB counseling nurses is still very important. It is during this meeting that we gather pertinent background information to save you time on your future prenatal visits as well as to order necessary tests based on your background information.

On your OB Work-up Visit, you will speak with one of our OB nurses. This is an exciting visit, introducing you to our office and allowing us the opportunity to learn about you and your expectations during your pregnancy. We'll also give you an idea of your due date and will provide you with lots of interesting material to make your pregnancy go as smoothly as possible. You will receive: diet information, and hospital policies.

Your OB Work-up visit is scheduled 8-10 weeks into your pregnancy. Your first prenatal visit with your doctor will be the same day.

Last Updated: 10/25/2013