What to Expect when You're Expecting
By 7 days pediatrics
September 12, 2017
Category: Pediatric Health
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Schedule a Free Prenatal Consultation

Pediatric CareAre you expecting a baby in the coming year? If this is your first child, then you probably have a lot of questions racing through your mind. Even if you already have other child, circumstances can change your medical history and bring up entirely new questions.
It’s important that you find a pediatrician with whom you can establish a good rapport. After all, the pediatrician that you choose will be handling your child’s health for the next 20 years. Put your questions and concerns to rest by scheduling your free prenatal consultation with Dr. Nimisha Shukla, Edison, NJ pediatrician.

During Your Consultation Ask Questions

Having a baby is one of the most exciting moments in a family’s life; however, it can also be overwhelming. There are so many questions to ask and it’s important that both the mother and baby are as healthy as possible. That’s why Dr. Shukla thinks it’s important to offer expectant mothers free prenatal consultations.
To make it easy on a busy parent’s schedule, Dr. Shukla offers both in-office and telephone consultations. Dr. Shukla strives to be as accessible as possible for expecting parents. Not only are they preparing for their new baby, but they are also working and running errands and are often caring for other children.

Take the Time

However, despite busy lives, Dr. Shukla wants pregnant mothers to take time out to get the medical care they need, even if it is via telephone. While Dr. Shukla is happy to give advice and answer questions over the phone, she highly recommends coming into the office for a consultation. Nothing is more important than meeting the doctor who will be caring for your child for the next two decades. It’s essential that the parents feel comfortable and content with the pediatrician they’ve chosen.

What will be Addressed?

When coming in for your free prenatal consultation, there are several issues that will be addressed:
  • Past medical history
  • Ultrasounds and identify any high-risk situations.
  • Genetic history
  • Newborn and infant care
We will talk about safety measures that should be taken with regards to car sears, sleeping positions, and parental smoking. We will also talk about the baby’s annual checkups, important screenings that should be done once the baby is born, the parent’s feeding plans, and important immunizations.
While Dr. Shukla is a board-certified pediatrician, she wants all parents to know that she is also there for the parents’ medical and emotional health, as well. It’s so important that parents receive the attention and support they need, that’s why we will also discuss and establish their support system, whether it’s family, friends, neighbors or support groups. Dr. Shukla and her team want to make sure the parents have outlets and people to turn to for guidance and support while raising their child.
If you want to schedule your free prenatal consultation, or if you want to schedule a checkup for your child, call Dr. Nimisha Shukla today at (732) 548-3120.