Inland Women Care
Geeta Patel, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Being an expectant mom is an unforgettable experience that changes your life, and you need someone at your side who can help you enjoy a healthy and rewarding pregnancy. Experienced OB/GYN Geeta Patel, MD, and her team at Inland Women Care in Rancho Cucamonga, California, are ready to assist you at every stage of your pregnancy and after your delivery, too. If you’re looking for an exceptional obstetrician to care for you and your baby’s health, call Inland Women Care today to schedule a consultation or book an appointment online.
Pregnancy Q & A
What should I do if I’m pregnant?
If you believe you might be pregnant, you can take a home pregnancy test. These kits are now very reliable, and if the test says you’re pregnant, then you almost certainly are. However, if it says you aren’t, that might not be so accurate. Either way, it’s best to see an experienced OB/GYN like Dr. Patel to confirm your pregnancy.
When you visit Dr. Patel, she can give you a health check to make sure you’re well and work out when the baby’s due. She can also carry out an ultrasound scan to get a clear picture of the fetus.
Once you know you’re definitely pregnant, your due date, and whether there are any health issues that need addressing, you can start planning for the future.
What does the obstetrician do during my pregnancy?
Dr. Patel carries out a range of screening tests and health exams for you and your baby throughout your pregnancy. Doing this ensures she can treat any problems promptly before they get any worse or have an adverse effect on the baby.
One example of this is gestational diabetes, which causes few if any noticeable symptoms. Regular urine tests can show if you have raised blood sugar, which can cause your baby to grow too big and result in hypoglycemia after birth.
You might also have genetic conditions that run in your family and could affect your child. Dr. Patel provides genetic screening and genetic counseling services for parents to identify potential problems.
What does the obstetrician do during labor?
As the pregnancy progresses, Dr. Patel gives you all the information you need to be able to tell when the baby’s coming. When you arrive at the hospital, she is there to see how your labor’s coming along and take action if there are any problems.
Dr. Patel provides both professional support and expert medical advice and assistance during the later stages of labor, helping you to deliver a healthy, happy baby. In most cases, women can give birth vaginally, but if there’s any reason why you can’t have a vaginal birth, Dr. Patel can carry out a cesarean section.
If you think you could be pregnant, call Inland Women Care today or book an appointment online.