Whether this is your first birth or you have already had several others, expanding your family is a time filled with a lot of change, challenges and joy. We are honored that you have chosen Advanced Women's Healthcare to be part of your pregnancy, delivery and post partum care. In the coming months, many things about your life will be changing. We have put together resources to assist you throughout your pregnancy and even after.
Our office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. Answers to most common questions can be found below. If a situation occurs during office hours, our front desk staff will get a nurse to answer your call. After hours, situations that cannot wait until the next business day will be handled by the physician on call. To reach them, simply call our office at 309-808-3068 and it will ring through to our after-hours answering service. If at any time you have an emergency please call 911.
We appreciate you allowing us to care for you during your pregnancy. We want to make your experience with our office as pleasant as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us.
-Advanced Women’s Healthcare
To access general patient education- CLICK HERE
What to expect in our office during your pregnancy:
Click Here for our PRENATAL PACKET Note: Rotate phone for best chart experience.
(Conception to 13 weeks)
|3rd Trimester |
|- Positive pregnancy test- Call the office to get scheduled. |
- Review Prenatal Packet.
- Ultrasound and meet your doctor at 7-8 weeks after your last period
- OB Teach initial appointment around 12 weeks
|- Routine visits every 4 weeks until the 28th week of pregnancy|
- Optional quadruple marker screening at 15-18 weeks for Down Syndrome, Trisomy 18, spinal cord defects, abdominal wall defects
- Anatomy ultrasound at 18-20 weeks
- 2 hour Glucola blood test to screen for gestational diabetes & blood test for anemia & Rh antibodies between 24-28 weeks
|- Visits every 2 weeks after 28 weeks to the 36th week of pregnancy
- Weekly visits after 36 weeks of pregnancy
-Group B streptococcus (GBS) vaginal culture at 36 weeks to test for carrier status prior to delivery. If your test is positive, you will be treated with antibiotics when you are in labor.
|- Postpartum visit approximately 4-6 weeks following delivery
- If you are a c-section you will be seen 1-2 weeks following delivery - Review post partum care booklet
- Be evaluated in pelvic floor physical therapy if needed
Partner Information- A Partner's Guide To Pregnancy
Patient Reference Sheets Recommended by Our Providers:
Breast pumps can be covered by insurance. NO prescription necessary. Just provide your insurance information. See below under breastfeeding for breast pump companies.
So you want to have a baby... Find out how to prepare your health for pregnancy with our checklist.
For our Preconception Checklist click HERE.
Breast Pumps Covered by Insurance (See below under breastfeeding category)
Childbirth Education Class (See below under local resources)
POST-PARTUM / POSTNATAL
Having difficulty with your mood, anxiety or depression? See our counseling resources Here
Breast pumps can be obtained and covered by insurance at the companies below. NO Prescription Required! Just provide your insurance information.
- MedSource - 3002 Gill St, Bloomington, IL 61704 - P: 309-664-7930
- AeroFlow- P: 844-867-9890
- Edgepark- P: 330-963-6998
- Byram Healthcare- P: 800-248-4525
Local Resource Centers:
Parent Preparedness Classes:
We are here to help. Please call us if you think you may have miscarried.