About DR. DONN
I specialize in providing women with individualized care while using the latest 3D ultrasound technology. My goal is to help you have a healthy and happy pregnancy. At your first pregnancy visit, we will discuss nutrition, vitamin supplements, tests which are available to you, and what to expect during your pregnancy. (OB/GYN) Elmhurst, Queens NY
Get answers to all of your pregnancy questions and learn what you can do before, during, and after pregnancy to give your baby a heathy start to life.
A healthy pregnancy begins before you become pregnant. It actually begins long before you even think about motherhood. Take a moment to learn what you can do now to make sure any future pregnancies are planned and healthy. All women can benefit from some basic pre-pregnancy planning.
Note: All women can benefit from some basic pre-pregnancy planning.
So — you’re pregnant! What’s next? What should you eat? What kinds of tests will you and your baby need? What happens if problems come up?
Note: Get answers to these questions and more.
Medical checkups and screening tests help keep you and your baby healthy during pregnancy. This is called prenatal care. It also involves education and counseling about how to handle different aspects of your pregnancy.
- Health History
- Physical Exam
- Pelvic Exam
- Pap Test
- Lab Work
- Blood Pressure
- Weight Gain
- Baby’s Growth
- Baby’s Heart Rate
- Routine Tests
Eat this. Don’t eat that. Do this. Don’t do that. Pregnant women are bombarded with do’s and don’ts. Here is a short list of some of the foods you should avoid during pregnancy.
- Unpasteurized Milk
- Raw Seafood
- Undercooked Seafood
- Cold Meats
- Deli Sandwiches
- Luncheon Meat
- Soft-Boiled Eggs
- Fish with Mercury
Becoming a parent is one of life’s biggest joys and responsibilities. Doing all you can do to prepare now, before your baby is born, will make the transition to parenthood much easier.
- Assign the roles of being new parents
- Choose who will take care of household tasks
- Share childcare responsibilities
- Communicate openly with one another
- Balance work and parenting
- Keep realistic expectations for yourself and your spouse
Whether to breastfeed or bottle-feed is an important choice to think about before you have your baby. Ask about the benefits of breastfeeding for both you and your baby.
Note: Get answers to your questions. Schedule an appointment today!