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Obstetrics Specialist

Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists, M.D.P.C.

OBGYNs located in Woodbury, MN

Whether you’re pregnant with your first child or adding to your family, you can count on Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists, M.D.P.C., in Woodbury, Minnesota, for high-quality obstetrics. The team includes board-certified OB/GYNs who’ve helped generations of women achieve healthy pregnancies. The practice offers comprehensive obstetric services, including prenatal care, 3D/4D ultrasounds, labor and delivery, and postpartum care. Call today or book a consultation online.

Obstetrics

When should I see an obstetrician?

You can contact Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists to see one of the board-certified obstetricians when you have a positive pregnancy test. The staff will help determine when your first visit should occur. They will recommend beginning prenatal visits to monitor your health and that of your growing baby as your pregnancy progresses. You'll also discuss your delivery plan and postpartum recovery. 

Obstetric services at Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists include:

  • Prenatal visits
  • High-risk pregnancy care
  • Labor and delivery
  • In-office ultrasound exams

The practice also provides postpartum care to support you as you navigate any physical or emotional challenges following delivery.

How often do I come in for obstetric services?

You can expect to see your obstetrician once a month for prenatal visits until your pregnancy is nearly 28 weeks along. Then you'll come in more frequently, visiting twice a month from weeks 28-36. Beginning at week 36, your visits switch to weekly until your baby arrives. 

However, your obstetrician may adjust this schedule based on your age, health, and other factors. Expect to see your obstetrician more often if your pregnancy is considered high-risk. You may be high-risk if you are:

  • Age 35 or older
  • Pregnant with multiples
  • Underweight or overweight
  • Have a chronic health problem like diabetes

If you’ve gone into premature labor before or had problems in a past pregnancy, you'll also need obstetric care more frequently than women without a history of these issues.

What happens during a prenatal visit? 

During your initial visit to Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists, your obstetrician may conduct a complete physical exam and perform an ultrasound. There are a series of diagnostic and screening tests as part of your obstetric care. Our physicians are AIUM certified and perform periodic ultrasounds to monitor the health and growth of your baby. We also offer 3D/4D imaging.

What tests should I expect during my pregnancy?

Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists recommends a series of screening tests to help identify potential pregnancy-related complications. Some tests occur early in pregnancy, while others are performed later, or are repeated. Your tests typically include a:

  • Complete blood count 
  • Blood type 
  • Urine culture 
  • Rubella and Varicella Titer
  • Hepatitis B 
  • Sexually transmitted infections 
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Rh antibody test 
  • Group B streptococci 

You also can expect a glucose screening test, which assesses your risk for gestational diabetes. In addition, there are optional tests available to evaluate your baby’s risk for chromosomal and gene disorders. Your physician will discuss these elective test options at your first few visits.

For high-quality obstetrics to ensure your health and that of your growing baby, rely on the all-woman team of OB/GYNs at Adefris & Toppin Women’s Specialists. Call today or book your obstetric visit online.