A Few Important Benefits Of Prenatal Care 


Prenatal care is the health care that you and your unborn child get during your pregnancy period. It also helps you to have good health habits and nutrition before and during your pregnancy. The main goal of this type of care is to accommodate pregnant women with regular checkups and ensure the health of both the mother and the child. If you are pregnant, you can visit a free womens clinic or a low income health clinic in your area to ensure prenatal care. As a provider of prenatal care and many other health services, we share some important benefits of prenatal care that every pregnant woman should know. 

Decreases The Chances Of Complications And Birth Defects 

The main role of prenatal care is to reduce the risk of pregnancy complications and birth defects. As per the health experts in our free womens clinic, most pregnancies will be normal and healthy, however, detecting a pregnancy complication on your own can be very difficult. In such a situation, prenatal care can be helpful. 

Analyze The Growth And Development Of The Baby 

Guessing the health of the baby is a very difficult part of pregnancy. It might not be possible to analyze the growth of the baby from the general outlook of the mother. Ensuring prenatal care can help you explore the growth of the baby at different stages of pregnancy. 

Personal Health Progress 

It is important for you to understand that a prenatal check-up is not all about the health and growth of the baby. Your body will also undergo many changes during pregnancy and will need equal attention. Necessary guidance will be offered by health care providers to ensure your health. Moreover, prenatal care will let you know the lifestyle tips that can help make your pregnancy smooth and easy. 

Regular Testing Opportunities 

Prenatal care at regular intervals will let you take up the necessary tests and checkups. These include scans and checks to ensure the health of your unborn baby. They will also measure the growth and position of the baby inside your womb.

Nutrition Care 

During pregnancy, your nutrition needs will change and prenatal care can help ensure that you are getting proper nutrition. It is important to avoid some foods and eat healthily to have a successful pregnancy. Your healthcare provider will offer you important dietary information during your prenatal visits which you should follow to ensure proper nutrition.

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    About the Author

    Dr. Ghassan M. Al-Jazayrly, MD

    A graduate of University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Al-Jazayrly or, as he is colloquially known: Dr. AJ, is an oncologist and hematologist of a Complete Care Community Health Center (CCCHC) with more than 36 years of experience. In recent years, he’s been involved with a non profit organization known as Every Woman Counts (EWC) which provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to California’s underserved populations in order to eliminate health disparities for low-income individuals.

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