If you’re pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant, board-certified doctor Adebayo Adesomo, MD, and the compassionate team of medical experts at Houston Women's Cosmetics in Houston give you the quality prenatal care you deserve to ensure a healthy, enjoyable pregnancy. Call to book a prenatal appointment today, or book an appointment using the online schedule tool.
Prenatal care is medical care you receive when you’re pregnant. It’s a good idea to also see Dr. Adesomo if you’re thinking about becoming pregnant, to go over steps you can take ahead of time to ensure a healthy pregnancy.
Prenatal care helps:
Some things you can do before becoming pregnant to increase your chance of a healthy pregnancy include taking prenatal vitamins, avoid drinking and smoking, controlling medical conditions, getting plenty of sleep, and avoiding high-mercury fish.
Dr. Adesomo provides compassionate, patient-centered care to ensure you feel right at home during each prenatal appointment. He makes sure you and your baby are healthy before and during pregnancy and during and after delivery.
As a general rule, you should come to Houston Women's Cosmetics for prenatal appointments:
Dr. Adesomo lets you know how often to come in for prenatal appointments, as this number varies from patient to patient. If you’re older than 35 or have a high-risk pregnancy, you may require more frequent prenatal appointments.
Each prenatal appointment is different depending on how far along you are in your pregnancy, your pregnancy risk level, and whether or not you have any health conditions. During your first prenatal visit, Dr. Adesomo may:
During subsequent prenatal appointments, Dr. Adesomo or another team member at Houston Women's Cosmetics check your blood pressure and weight, measures your abdomen, and checks your baby’s heart rate.
You may also complete routine tests to check for certain diseases and receive a sonogram to ensure your baby is growing and developing properly.