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Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Pregnancy

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on August 09, 2021
  1. When is my baby due?
  2. How is my due date determined?
  3. What are prenatal vitamins, and why do I need them?
  4. What prenatal vitamins do you recommend?
  5. How can I tell if the symptoms I'm having are normal?
  6. When should I call a doctor?
  7. How much weight should I gain?
  8. What remedies do you recommend to ease morning sickness?
  9. Can you give me a list of medications I can and cannot take?
  10. What do you recommend about exercise and specific foods I should eat?
  11. Are there any activities, medicines, or foods I should avoid while pregnant?
  12. Is it safe to have sex during my entire pregnancy?
  13. Given my family history, are there special genetic tests you think I should have?
  14. Am I at high risk for any problems during pregnancy?
  15. How often will I need to see you?
  16. Are there other specialists I will also need to see?