Q. What questions should I ask during my first prenatal visit?
A. No matter how silly you feel about a question, ask anyway. You can rest assured that someone else has asked the question before. Besides, your provider's job is to help you relax. If she isn't answering your questions with patience, humor, and enough detail to inform you without scaring you, then it's time to find another provider. Write down your questions ahead of time so that you'll remember them when you meet with your provider. You probably already have a list that's growing, so add these questions to it:
Originally published in You & Your Baby: Pregnancy.
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