Approaching birth your doctor may check your cervix and the position of #baby inside your belly. Make sure you clear up any last questions about the costs, paperwork, pain relief options and other topics related to giving birth.
What to expect:
- Your doctor may check your cervix if you seem to be close to labor.
- You’ll do a urine test and get your blood pressure and weight checked.
- Your doctor will listen to the baby’s heartbeat.
- Your doctor will feel and measure your belly.
- You may have a non-stress test.
What to ask:
- Can I see all the documents or contracts that I need to sign when the delivery process starts?
- What are the costs of pain relief options or an emergency C-section?
- What should I do if I don’t feel the baby moving for a couple of hours?
- How long should I wait before coming to the hospital when labor starts?
- What is a bloody show, and how will I recognize it?
- Can my baby stay in the room with me after delivery?