Obstetrics

We are honored that you are considering Professional Medical Clinic for Women to care for you and your baby during pregnancy and childbirth. Our goal is to always be on the cutting edge of women’s healthcare. Our priority is, and always has been, to provide the highest level of care for all our patients by implementing the latest practices and procedures using proven technology and methods.

Obstetrics Services

  • Pre-pregnancy assessment and counseling
  • Pregnancy management, antenatal care and confinement
  • Low-risk pregnancy; with expectation of normal uncomplicated birth
  • Pregnancy beyond 35 years of age
  • High-risk pregnancy care; for pregnancy with complications of diabetes and mild hypertension, pre- existing medical problems ,multiple births and care of in vitro fertilization pregnancies

MEDICATIONS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
Although it is best not to take any medications during your pregnancy, there may be times when medications are necessary for the relief of certain common conditions. The following is a list of “over-the-counter” medications that are considered relatively safe for use in pregnancy. TAKE ALL MEDICATIONS AS DIRECTED AND DO NOT EXCEED MAXIMUM DAILY DOSES. If the condition for which you are taking the medication does not improve within one or two days, call the office.

Colds/Flu/Sinus

  • Benadryl
  • Robitussin (Plain or DM)
  • Sudafed
  • Actifed
  • Chloraseptic
  • Dimetapp
  • Vick’s VapoRub
  • Hall’s or Vick’s Cough Drops

Constipation

  • Citrucel
  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Metamucil
  • Colace
  • Surfak
  • Fibercon

Diarrhea

  • Kaopectate
  • Imodium AD

Fever

  • Tylenol (Regular or Extra Strength)

Headache

  • Tylenol (Regular or Extra Strength)

Hemorrhoids

  • Preparation H
  • Anusol HC
  • Tucks Pads
  • Baby Wipes

Indigestion

  • Tums/Rolaids
  • Mylanta
  • Maalox
  • Zantac
  • Tagamet
  • Pepcid

Nausea

  • Emetrol

Helpful Links

Parenting: Babies & Toddlers
http://babyparenting.about.com/

Pregnancy and Birth
http://pregnancy.about.com/health/pregnancy/

A brochure from the FDA and EPA: “What You Need to Know About Mercury in Fish and Shellfish.
http://www.fda.gov/food/resourcesForYou/consumers/ucm110591.htm

Baby Timeline
http://www.baby2see.com/timeline.html