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Pre Pregnancy Planning Elizabeth City NC

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Alvin Judson Southworth, MD
(252) 330-4302
1134 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1957

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Daniel Patrick Dwyer, MD
(252) 261-4885
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1990

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Paul R Moncla
(252) 338-0101
1141 N Road St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Paul Andrew Kizen, MD
(252) 261-4885
112 Medicine Drive
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1977

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Paul Andrew Kizen
(252) 338-2151
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alfred Marie Moncla Jr, MD
(252) 338-2151
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1964

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Dr.Daniel Terryberry
(252) 335-5424
1141 Northside Rd
Elizabeth City, NC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Paul Lindsay Stevenson
(252) 338-2151
112 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Daniel Hood Moore
(252) 338-9080
504 E Elizabeth St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Daniel Scott Terryberry, MD
(252) 338-0101
1141 N Road St Ste I
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc
Group Practice: Northeastern Ob/Gyn Ltd

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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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