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#1 lovepink

Posted 20 December 2012 - 08:41 AM

Hi all,

Going to the drs this morning coz Dh and I want to start TTC at the end of this month... I have a list of questions to ask, but was wondering if any of you have any suggested questions I should ask?

Thank you.


#2 Just_Keep_Swimming

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:00 AM

Make sure you ask for them to check your vitamin D levels and your immunity levels to Rubella. You may need a booster shot for rubella.

All the best :-)

#3 Isolabella

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:03 AM

Also check chickenpox immunity.

General well being tests.

Are you Pap smears up to date?

#4 jag04

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:43 AM

I found it a pretty underwhelming appointment. They checked bloods to see immunity, Vitamin D levels, and blood type (I was unsure). Do you know what DH's blood type is? If he is positive and you are negative you need to get injections. Or it may be the other way around :S

#5 elmo_mum

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:47 AM

if they are a good dr they will order everything necessary!!!

my ob  sent me for
immunities for pretty much everything

also an internal to make sure all looks ok and a pap smear

#6 WithSprinkles

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:50 AM

Blood test to check for:
- blood type
- immunity to chicken pox, rubella
- Vitamin D levels

You may need to get a whooping cough vaccine and a pap smear if you aren't up-to-date with those.

#7 Bluenomi

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:51 AM

QUOTE (jag04 @ 21/12/2012, 08:43 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I found it a pretty underwhelming appointment. They checked bloods to see immunity, Vitamin D levels, and blood type (I was unsure). Do you know what DH's blood type is? If he is positive and you are negative you need to get injections. Or it may be the other way around :S

They check that as standard in your early pregnancy blood tests so you don't need to really know before hand. It's only as issue if Mum is negative blood type that there are issues.

#8 Feral-as-Meggs

Posted 21 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

Not a GP question bit it's worth having a dental checkup in case you need any work or X-rays.

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