Dear Expectant Parents
Congratulations and Welcome to Carteret Ob-Gyn Associates. Whether this is your first pregnancy with our office or you have been with us before, thank you for choosing Carteret Ob-Gyn Associates to care for you during your pregnancy and delivery! The following letter will tell you everything you need to know and what to expect as you begin your care with us.
Having a baby is such an exciting time and you are probably anxious to start prenatal care. Before we can schedule your first appointment, you must complete the attached paperwork and return it to our office. You may fax the paperwork directly to our OB Coordinator at 252-240-0392. You may email the paperwork directly to our Ob Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you may drop the paperwork off with a receptionist at our Morehead City or Swansboro location. This paperwork will be reviewed by our OB Team and then our OB Coordinator will contact you to schedule your first appointment. We cannot schedule your first appointment without this information. Are you attempting to transfer from another office? We still need the attached paperwork and you must also provide us with complete copies of your current OB records before scheduling any appointments!
Your first appointment will be with our OB Nurse. You may bring 1 adult with you to this appointment however, this is the only appointment we do not allow children. At this appointment the nurse will review your health history, family history, and previous pregnancies. She will give you information regarding the pregnancy and what to expect throughout your care. Please be prepared to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with the nurse. You will also have prenatal bloodwork drawn at this appointment and meet with our OB Coordinator to discuss your insurance coverage.
***EFFECTIVE JUNE 1st 2018**
ALL PATIENTS WITHOUT 100% MATERNITY COVERAGE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY A $300 DEPOSIT AT THEIR FIRST APPOINTMENT.
PATIENTS WITH NO ACTIVE INSURANCE OR MATERNITY COVERAGE WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY $600 DEPOSIT AT THEIR FIRST APPOINTMENT.
Your second appointment will be with one of our OB Providers. At this appointment you will have your first ultrasound, a physical exam, and review your bloodwork results. If for any reason you have already had an ultrasound with our office or another facility you may not have another one at this appointment. We begin listening for fetal heart tones at or around 12 weeks.
If you have any questions in regards to establishing your prenatal care, please contact our OB Coordinator at 252-247-1604.
Thank you for choosing Carteret Ob-Gyn Associates for your OB Care!