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Trusted Pregnancy Care at Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican


Pregnancy is an exciting and complicated time. It’s normal for you to feel scared, nervous, and excited — all at once. It’s also natural to have a lot of questions.

That’s why at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican, we offer a variety of classes on parenting, childbirth, and pregnancy in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV. Sign up online or call 702.616.4900. You can also find an OB who delivers at our Baby-Friendly hospitals and register to take a tour of our birthing centers.

 

Common Pregnancy Symptoms

A missed period is the most widely recognized pregnancy sign. Other early symptoms of pregnancy include:

  • Positive at-home pregnancy test
  • Mood swings
  • Morning sickness

 

Services for Pregnant Women at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican

Each pregnancy is different. Some women may need additional care. At our Baby-Friendly San Martín and Siena Campuses we offer:

  • Maternal-fetal medicine, specialized treatment for women who have pregnancy complications or pre-existing health conditions
  • Childbirth classes to help mothers-to-be know what to expect on that special day
  • Breastfeeding support, including classes that can be taken while pregnant
  • Lamaze classes to teach techniques to make the labor and birth process as calm and comfortable as possible

 

Pregnancy Complications

Complications or health problems that may occur during pregnancy include:

  • Gestational diabetes, high blood sugar that could possibly harm the newborn or mother
  • Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy, a common complication that could signal a serious problem
  • Ectopic pregnancy, when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus
  • Preeclampsia, high blood pressure associated with pregnancy that usually goes away after birth
  • High-risk pregnancy, a condition where the child or mother are at risk for medical complications

 

Diagnostic Tests & Pregnancy Screening in Las Vegas, NV

Your obstetrician will monitor you and your baby’s health during your pregnancy. Most pregnant women work with a certified nurse midwife, family medicine doctor, or OB/GYN. There are many diagnostic and screening tests available:

  • First trimester screening to assess the baby’s risk of certain chromosomal abnormalities
  • Nuchal translucency screening to determine the probability of Down syndrome
  • Pregnancy ultrasound to check the baby’s development and confirm the due date
  • Amniocentesis to rule out or confirm infection and genetic disorders
  • Biophysical profile to watch the baby’s health during the third trimester of pregnancy
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican offers family planning and pregnancy services in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV.