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Pre Pregnancy Planning Blackfoot ID

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Steven Larson
(208) 785-5801
326 Poplar St
Blackfoot, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Heather Bourkovski
(208) 782-3900
98 Poplar Street
Blackfoot, ID
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Bingham Memorial Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Grant M Peterson
(208) 785-2600
1441 Parkway Dr
Blackfoot, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mary A. Sanderson
(208) 664-3101
1106 W Ironwood Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
Business
Womens Clinic of North Idaho
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stewart Lawrence
(208) 367-7611
6030 W Emerald St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Pamela Sue Williams
(208) 785-4100
98 Poplar St
Blackfoot, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Steven Patrick Larson, DO
(208) 785-5801
326 Poplar St
Blackfoot, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1983

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Grant Mark Peterson
(208) 785-2600
1441 Parkway Drive
Blackfoot, ID
Education
English, German
Professional Memberships
Bingham Memorial

Dr.Mary A. Sanderson
(208) 664-3101
980 W Ironwood Dr # 306
Coeur D Alene, ID
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Jacqueline Maybach
(208) 338-8900
333 N 1st St
Boise, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Advantages of Pre Pregnancy Planning

While you can't always predict exactly when you're going to get pregnant, pre planning before you conceive is a good idea physically, emotionally and financially. Here's how you can prepare yourself as much as possible for the birth of a baby.

Make sure you're in optimal health. Before you conceive, schedule an appointment with a physician to do pre pregnancy testing. Your doctor will do a pelvic exam, Pap test, and probably blood and urine tests to determine if you have various health problems that could interfere with a healthy pregnancy. Discuss your family health with your doctor including genetic abnormalities, chronic illnesses and unexplained deaths.

You are also responsible for your own health. If you smoke, drink alcohol or do recreational drugs, you need to stop before you get pregnant. Pregnancy is stressful, and many women find it very hard to stop smoking or having a drink once they've conceived. Alcohol, drugs and cigarettes can cause serious health complications for you and your baby, so it's better to quit now when things are less stressful.

Include your partner in your pre pregnancy planning. First, talk about the prospect of having a baby. How does your partner feel about having a baby? If he or she is not ready, or doesn't want a child, you need to re-evaluate the timing or the relationship. What are your reasons for having a child? The birth of a baby is an exciting and wonderful time, but it takes a lot of work and can greatly impact your relationship. Don't consider a baby to save your failing marriage, or because you're lonely in your relationship.

It's also the ideal time to talk about the division of labor in the home. It's better to discuss who will be responsible for different aspects of baby care or house cleaning before you're standing in a messy kitchen with a crying baby. You don't need to finalize every single chore, but have a basic idea of what each person expects and feels is fair when it comes to cleaning and cooking. The more you talk about the future with your baby, the stronger your relationship will be when he or she arrives.

Consider your finances. Although many people raise children on a tight income, if you can wait until you're financially stable to have a baby, you'll reduce a lot of daily stress. Talk to a financial advisor about investments for retirement and college planning, and set up a fund for your future child if possible.

It's also essential that you and your partner discuss work ...

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