Questions to ask at the first midwife appointment
First Trimester

Questions to ask at the first midwife appointment

The time has come for that very first midwife appointment. Ooh… exciting. You might want to ask a few questions and here are some to think about over the coming appointments.

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Ask about any upcoming screenings.
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Ask about pregnancy diet. What to eat and what to avoid.
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Ask about pregnancy exercises and how much, is too much.
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Ask about sex during pregnancy.
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Ask about beauty products. There may be things to avoid.
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Ask about sun safety during pregnancy.
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Ask about medications while pregnant. There could be a few no-no’s.
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Ask about the best antenatal vitamins.
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Ask about antenatal classes. When do they start? Where?
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Ask about pregnancy weight gain, what to expect on the scales and when.
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Ask about sleeping positions.
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Ask about common pregnancy symptoms and which ones call for medical attention.
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Ask about the birthing plan and when to start it.
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Ask about delivery options. What’s on the table? Or the birthing ball, even…
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Ask about pelvic floor exercises. Easy squeezy.
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Ask about a mat B1 form later in pregnancy, for when you go on maternity leave.
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