During the maternity leave the communication with a doctor of female consultation will be even more dense, because now you will see him more often – not once a month but once in two weeks. All the necessary tests will be passed more often, that the physicians can monitor the status of the expectant mother, eliminating problems during pregnancy.
If at 31st week a pregnant woman is scheduled to visit a gynecologist, at the examination, the doctor measures the circumference of her stomach, measures the pressure and hears a fetal heartbeat.
At possible manifestations of preeclampsia a doctor may insist on hospitalization. Do not argue, in this case, you must be under the supervision of specialists 24 hours a day.