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Questions You May Have

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Here are some of the most common questions women have in the first half of pregnancy. Topics covered include:

  • Safe medications
  • Sex during pregnancy
  • Traveling
  • HIV testing
  • Dental visits
  • Smoking, alcohol, drugs
  • Chemicals to avoid
  • Getting sick while pregnant
  • Immunizations/vaccinations during pregnancy

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Please talk with your obstetric provider about any additional questions or concerns.

Weeks of Pregnancy Frequency of Appointments
Up to 28 weeks Every 4 weeks
28 - 36 weeks Every 2 weeks
36 weeks - delivery Once a week

Note: This is a "typical" schedule. Your provider may advise a different schedule for you.

Contact Information

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
East Campus
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215