The Cold Lake Primary Care Network is here to help women maintain a safe and healthy pregnancy.
The CLPCN Registered Nurses, in consultation with the Nurse Practitioners, provide consistant and comprehensive prenatal care throughout each pregnancy to any unattached patient.
What to Expect at Your Appointments...
First Trimester (0 to 13 weeks)
First visit will include review of obstetrical/medical/family history, ordering routine lab work and early ultrasound
Maternal vital signs assessed each visit
Maternal weight measureed each visit
Urine sample to be provided each visit
Physical will be done by the NP
Optional testing includes genetic screening (nuchal translucency)
Visits every four weeks with the RN
Second Trimester (14 to 26 weeks)
Routine ultrasound at 18 to 20 weeks
Fetal heart rate assessed each visit
Gestational diabetes screen at 24 weeks and repeat blood work
Fundal height assessed
Visits every four weeks
Third Trimester (27 to 40 weeks)
Moms with Rh negative blood type will receive a WINRHO shot at 28 weeks
Referral to the delivering physician
Fetal movement counting
dTap vaccine recommended
Group B. strep swab at 35 weeks
Visits every two weeks from 28 to 36 weeks, and every week from 36+ weeks