The Bump
About This Appointment
Take a deep breath—in just a few days you might finally get to meet your baby! Whether you’ve already started maternity leave or plan to work until the moment your water breaks, enjoy these last few moments of peace and quiet.
To Know
You’ll do a urine test and get your blood pressure and weight checked.
Your doctor will listen to baby’s heartbeat.
Your doctor will feel and measure your belly.
Your doctor may check your cervix to see if you’ve begun to dilate.
You may have a non-stress test.
To Ask
1. What natural ways do you recommend to induce labor?
2. What will happen if I go past term?
3. What resources are there if I develop postpartum depression?