First Pregnancy!! - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
Old 11-01-2004, 01:28 AM - Thread Starter
africkey's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Utah
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I just found out 4 days ago that I'm pregnant. I haven't been to a doc yet, but I'm about 3 wks. pregnant. I just moved to Utah 4 wks. ago, so I'm trying to find a doctor. We are so excited!!! It's just a little nerve racking since I'm new to the area and I don't have a doctor. It will be nice to have others to talk to about all this.
africkey is offline  
Sponsored Links
Old 11-01-2004, 01:46 PM
nfpmom's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: metro atlanta
Posts: 921
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congrats! I think by the way the birth professionals date your pregnancy, you are actually 5 weeks pg (they count from your LMP- this is just the standard way of dating it)
Also, have you considered having a midwife? They can do hospital births or homebirths. Some midwives do only hospital births, others only home births, some do both. Anyway, studies show lower rates of unnecessary interventions and a safer delivery with a midwife-attended birth rather than an OB-attended birth. might give you some leads in your areas.

take care
nfpmom is offline  
User Tag List

Thread Tools

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off