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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.