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Prenatal recommendations

Prenatal recommendations

In the first days of preparation for motherhood you and your baby will be done to maintain healthy; you need to undergo a series of measures and tests.
Hospitalium Haznedar Female Birth Specialist Emine Vanlıoglu gives advice to expectant mothers before birth.

: What are the tests to be performed during pregnancy?
Obstetrics Specialist Emine Vanlıoğlu: Pregnancy will be carried out in the first days of preparation for motherhood to keep you and your baby healthy; you need to undergo a series of measures and tests. In the first months, blood type, blood tests (fasting blood sugar, thyroid functions, jaundice-Hepatitis B and C, Rubella, Toxoplasma, AIDS, etc.) and urinalysis should be investigated. Ultrasonography of the baby's heart beat is detected at the 7th gestational week.
Double test at 11-14 weeks of gestation (the nuchal thickness of the baby is measured by ultrasound). (Genetic-DOWN test) Triple or quadruple tests are examined at 16-20 weeks of gestation. At 22-24 weeks of gestation, detailed level 2 ultrasound and color Doppler are examined.

After 22 weeks with 4-dimensional ultrasound, you can benefit from the technology in detecting disorders of your nose, lips, mouth, face, hands and feet as well as who your baby looks like before being born. You can even record them on CD with your child watching in the future.

: How do I feel less of labor?
Obstetrics Specialist Emine Vanlıoğlu: With painless birth (epidural anesthesia), you can put the birth in an environment that will delight and make it progress faster.

: The question of whether normal birth or cesarean section is the most frequently asked question by mothers. What is your answer to this question?
Obstetrics Specialist Emine Vanlıoğlu: The method of delivery is the result of a joint decision between you and your doctor. Except for some emergencies and medical conditions where caesarean section is mandatory. Normal birth can be laborious bleeding and it is advantageous in terms of absence of pain and gas pains after cesarean section.

: Frequent control is performed during pregnancy. How often should I go for a gynecological examination after birth?
Obstetrics Specialist Emine Vanlıoğlu: Every woman should be examined every 6 months except pregnancy and emergency complaints.

: We know that a vaccine has recently been developed against cervical cancer. Can cervical cancer be prevented by vaccination?
Obstetrics Specialist Emine Vanlıoğlu: A virus called HPV is very closely related to cervical cancer. Therefore, by preventing vaccination with HPV between 09-26 years of age, we reduce the risk of developing uterine pain cancer and prevent the formation of sexual warts. It is currently being administered in 3 doses.