Low Risk Pregnancy Schedule

Overview of OB Appointments for Uncomplicated Pregnancy

With each visit, your OB provider will provide you with the advice appropriate for that particular gestational age.

With each visit, your OB provider will address any issues that you have regarding your pregnancy.

For uncomplicated pregnancy, one ultrasound is all that is recommended. Further ultrasounds will be ordered by your OB provider if issues warrant.

Schedule for Uncomplicated Pregnancy

8–12 weeks
OB Physical - Us to confirm dating.
15–18 weeks
Listen to baby’s heart beat.
Optional Maternal Serum Analyte screen.
Provider will order anatomy ultrasound to be done between 18–22 weeks.
20 weeks
Us to evaluate babies development.
24 weeks
Listen to baby’s heart beat.
Discuss ultrasound result.
28 weeks
Listen to baby’s heart beat
Screening for pregnancy induced diabetes.
Rhogam if you are RH negative.
32 weeks
Listen to baby’s heart beat - Monitor uterine growth.
36 weeks
Listen to baby’s heart beat.
Screening for Group Beta Streptococcus (Group B Strep Prevention External link icon)
Go over birth plan, if you have one.
38–41 week, weekly visit
Listen to baby’s heart beat.
Cervical exam / membrane stripping if feasible.
41+ week
Schedule for induction if still not delivered.
Fetal surveillance.
Cervical exam / membrane stripping.

William Beaumont
Army Medical Center

5005 N. Piedras St.
El Paso, Texas 79920
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Information Desk
915-742-2121

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