How early in my pregnancy should I call the office to make an appointment?

As soon as you have a positive pregnancy test, call the office to make an appointment. Tell us the first day of your last menstrual period, if known.
You will see the nurse first, at around 7 to 8 weeks, and then see your provider for the first visit and ultrasound at 8 to 9 weeks.

When should I schedule my initial OB visit?

Patients should plan to schedule their initial OB visit when they are 8 to 10 weeks from the first day of their last menstrual period. Thereafter, visits are scheduled every 4 weeks until the 28th to 32nd week; every 2 weeks until the 36th week; and weekly visits until delivery.

What should I expect during the initial OB visit?

A provider will go through your family history and perform a complete physical exam. A Pap test may be done if you have not had one in the past 3 years. An ultrasound may be performed at this visit if medically indicated.

When can I find out the sex of my baby?

Generally between 18 to 20 weeks.

How do I get a prescription refill?

Please contact your pharmacy and have them send a refill request to our office. Please allow 48 to 72 hours for refills to be completed.

How often should I have a PAP test?

The interval between pap tests depends on your health history. Please discuss this with your provider.

What kind of birth control options are offered in your office?

We offer a variety of birth control options carefully selected to meet your specific needs. They include Depo Provera, oral contraceptives, Nexplanon, Nuvaring; tubal ligation and Essure; Mirena, Skyla, and ParaGard IUDs.

How often will I be visiting your office?

During the first two trimesters you will visit approximately once a month. At about 32 weeks you will be seen every two weeks, and at approximately 36 weeks you will be seen weekly.

How do I obtain a copy of my medical records?

In order to release a copy of your medical records, you must complete and sign a release of medical information. Please allow up to five business days for completion.

What if I do not have insurance?

If you do not have medical insurance, full payment is expected at the time of visit. Patients are encouraged to explore the following options: Denali KidCare, MedicaidBreast, and Cervical Health Check (BCHC)

Do you accept my insurance?

We accept most insurance and are a preferred provider with several companies. Please call our office for further information.

Will my insurance cover all services?

Patients are responsible for contacting their insurance company to obtain covered benefits, deductibles, and copays for their policy. As a courtesy to our patients, we will bill your insurance. Patients are responsible for any amount not covered by insurance.