Pregnancy Care Planner

Do you know all the important dates for your pregnancy?
If you want to know when which studies and important dates for you during pregnancy are at, then consider our Retirement Planner. It contains all important medical and organisational data that are important for you in the next few weeks. (If you don’t know your birth date, then please refer to our deadline calculator.)

Their overview

  • Week 4
  • Week 5-7
  • Week 9-12
  • Week of 9 to 13
  • Week 12-14
  • Week 13-16
  • Week 14-19
  • Week 17-19
  • Week 18-23
  • Week 19 to 22
  • Week 22-24
  • Week 23-25
  • Week 26-28
  • Week of 27-31
  • Week of 29 / 30
  • Week 29-32 Week 32
  • Week 33
  • Week 33-39
  • Week 34
  • Week 36
  • Week 37
  • Week 40
  • Week 42

Week 4 pregnancy test

Pregnancy test. Her period stays off, and a pregnancy test from the pharmacy can tell you now that you are pregnant. Also there are more signs.

Week 5-7

Initial investigation: This is the first of many tests during pregnancy, according to babyinger. Many doctors will review the existing pregnancy once using ultrasound. Then he or she will check through of course thoroughly to assess any possible risks. He/she will make a close examination of her womb and your cervix. Also, your pre-existing conditions and possible hereditary diseases in your family are important for the patient’s history. The gynecologist / the gynaecologist will give you tips to your diet and what else during pregnancy be sure should. Take the opportunity to ask all questions you have on the heart.

There are also a number of blood tests : the doctor / the doctor determines your blood group and rhesus factor hemoglobin value that tests your immunity to rubella , syphilis and other antibodies that could harm your baby. An HIV test is not mandatory, but is recommended. The result is not entered in the mother pass, there is a noted the advice – just as in the test for syphilis. Also, the iron content in the blood is checked frequently to make sure that your baby is supplied with enough oxygen. This test is not compulsory but.

Her urine is controlled. Protein in the urine may be an indication of preeclampsia . Sugar indicate a gestational diabetes . The urine is tested on chlamydia, a family of bacteria. Also an investigation on blood or nitrite is frequently made to determine a possible urinary tract infection. This is not but also the statutory maternity provision.

You can make a test for toxoplasmosis , which however is not paid by the health insurance fund. After agents from (among other things) CAT feces, you have to finance this investigation out of pocket. At the end of all studies your mother pass you issued – your personal bodyguard for the coming months.

You should now look for a midwife. She can make all checkups with the exception of the ultrasound examinations. However, only a few midwives offer the laboratory tests of blood and urine. But midwives join complaints during pregnancy even home visits.

In the coming weeks is each month a study on the prenatal care of – but not more so extensively as this first.

Week 9-12

Screening. Now your baby’s first heartbeats can already hear. You are listened to from now on in each VU by the doctor or midwife. In addition, your blood pressure, your weight , and the level of your uterus will be checked and a urine sample taken. And also a blood sample is taken.

  1. ultrasound examination. Now, your baby is so large that the physician / the doctor uses an ultrasound image can calculate the expected date of childbirth. The Ultrasound also shows whether you might expect GILANI.

Week of 9 to 13

Possible time for a chorionic villus biopsy. This investigation serves the prenatal diagnosis and is not medically necessary, but is performed after consultation by the doctor at the request of the parents.

It is taken from a little placenta tissue, to determine chromosomal abnormalities of your baby. With a chorionic villus sampling can genetic peculiarities such as the trisomy can be detected 21 and some metabolic diseases.

Week 12-14

Possible time to neck transparency measure. It is part of the first trimester screening and is used for the detection of trisomy 21 (down syndrome) and other genetic defects. With neck transparency measure, the fold of the neck of the baby via ultrasound is measured. If it is larger than usual, this could be an indication of the disease and you should contact your doctor further investigation.

Week 13-16

Screening. The doctor or the midwife verified the location of your child and his heart sounds. You, controlling the growth of the uterus, your weight and your blood pressure measured. If you undergo vaginal. If you have complaints, fears or worries, now is a good time to talk about.

Week 14-19

Possible time for amniocentesis. If doubt as to the healthy development of the child exist – for example, because the mother is over 35 years old or there are serious risk factors, – a so called amniocentesis can be performed from the 15 to 20 week.

Week 17-19

Screening. The doctor or the midwife verified the location of your child and his heart sounds. You, controlling the growth of the uterus, your weight and your blood pressure measured. If you undergo vaginal. If you have complaints, fears or worries, now is a good time to talk about.

Week 18-23

Birth preparation. Now you should apply for a birth preparation courses.

Week 19 to 22

Screening. The doctor or the midwife verified the location of your child and his heart sounds. You, controlling the growth of the uterus, your weight and your blood pressure measured. If you undergo vaginal. If you have complaints, fears or worries, now is a good time to address all of this.

You can connect your 2nd ultrasound the pending investigation. It is entirely unproblematic, if you did the previous studies with your midwife – everything important is in your mother’s passport. The second ultrasound serves mainly the organ diagnosis (heart, lungs, stomach, bladder and kidneys and the physical state of development be checked). Also the seat of the placenta is now visible.

Week 22-24

Glucose tolerance test. Should you or your family are a tendency to diabetes, a glucose test is done to test for gestational diabetes. Doctors recommend this test but all pregnant women even without family history. However, he must be paid mostly even. The pregnant woman must drink a sugar solution (previously she must eat and drink) and depending on the used test is then after one or two hours on up to three times the blood removed.

Week 23-25

Screening. The doctor or the midwife verified the location of your child and his heart sounds. You, controlling the growth of the uterus, your weight and your blood pressure measured. If you undergo vaginal. If you have complaints, fears or worries, now is a good time to talk about.

Antibody screening for Rhesus. This test is only made if an RH incompatibility between mother and child is suspected. For mothers who are RH positive, this test is no longer necessary after the initial examination.

In addition, an blood test is the General antibodies will be searched.

Week 26-28

Screening. The doctor or the midwife verified the location of your child, its growth and its heartbeat. You, controlling the growth of the uterus, your weight and your blood pressure measured. If you undergo vaginal. If you have complaints, fears or worries, now is a good time to talk about.

Week of 27-31

Birth preparation. Beginning of the birth preparation courses (advance sign!)

Week of 29 / 30

Screening. The doctor or the midwife verified the location of your child and his heart sounds. You, controlling the growth of the uterus, your weight and your blood pressure measured. If you undergo vaginal. If you have complaints, fears or worries, now is a good time to talk about.

Week 29-32

  1. ultrasound. This study is the growth of your baby in the foreground and it checks to see whether all the institutions have started work. Also the position of the child is determined ever, because things are getting tight, if it must rotate with the head down. It also verifies where the placenta is located, to exclude a placenta praevia , and it determines the amount of amniotic fluid.

Week 32

Hepatitis Test. Starting this week, a blood test indicates after agents of this virus, which can cause severe liver damage. An infection is detected in the mother, the baby gets vaccination immediately after birth, so that’s not catches and a jaundice can be avoided.

Even if it actually not according to the guidelines of maternity to a normal running pregnancy, most doctors now in addition check the child’s heartbeat and your contractions to the usual tests with a CTG (Kardiotokogramm). This device is called often labor writer.

Privately insured unemployment should make their claims to maternity allowance to the Federal Insurance Office or enquire their related privileges at the federal employment agency.

From now on, the examinations take place every two weeks.

Week 33

The clinic case should be well packed next to the door in case we go too early.

Week 33-39

Maternity allowance. Worry now about your application for maternity benefits, if you are legally insured. For this you need a certificate of the doctor or midwife about the expected date of childbirth. You fill out the back of this certificate and send to your insurance company before the birth. This certificate must be issued not before reaching from SSW 33 + O! After birth, you send your insurance company a birth certificate from the civil registry, so that the calculation for maternity benefit can be performed after the actual Entbindungstermnin.

Parental leave. Now apply your desired parental leave and part-time work for parents for at least the first two years. You must notify your employer in writing their wishes.

Week 34

Maternity protection. Officially, your maternity leave starts this week, provided, have kept any vacation and can therefore already before home stay.

Week 36

Parents money. The child-raising allowance are responsible for this site. Please send this request immediately after birth with a copy of the birth certificate to the address indicated on the form.

Group B Streptococcus. Now would be the time for the smear on Group B Streptococcus. He is not part of the statutory maternity care, is recommended by the professional societies because these bacteria can cause severe diseases in newborns. With positive results, an entry in the mother pass is then during the birth of infection to protect your child.

Week 37

Your doctor / health care professional will review now in addition every two weeks with a CTG (Kardiotokogramm or labor writer ) the child’s heartbeat and your contractions to the usual tests. Also midwives to perform this examination. Some do it with a trumpet (double tone) instead of the CTG.

Week 40

Your calculated delivery date is at the beginning of this week.

Screening. Should be your baby not yet in the world, your doctor or midwife will want to see every two days. The usual investigations are made, possibly CTG (labor writer). Their midwife offers you may, your cervix to stimulate. If you decide against it or it does not help, you can be recommended also the introduction of the birth.

Week 42

Transmission. If your baby is not yet born, now called transfer. You should discuss with your doctor what to do it.

Their midwife offers you may, your cervix to stimulate. If you decide against it or it does not help, you can be recommended the introduction of the birth. It is recommended the introduction of birth 10 days after the expected date, if otherwise everything is alright.