Pregnancy Specialist

Advanced OBGYN

OBGYNs & Robotic Surgeons located in Brooklyn, NY & Upper East Side, New York, NY

Medical care during your pregnancy helps reduce the risk of serious problems for both you and your child. In fact, it’s believed that prenatal care helps cut the risk of pregnancy-related death in half. To ensure the health of you and your baby, call or make an appointment online today with Dr. Hayama Brill or Dr. Kamila Agayeva at Advanced OBGYN, in Brooklyn or Manhattan, Upper East Side.

Pregnancy Q & A

What happens to your body during pregnancy?

When you’re pregnant, your growing midsection and added weight often lead to:

  • Stretch marks
  • Aches and pains
  • An excessive need to urinate

Additionally, the hormones associated with pregnancy can also lead to:

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Enlarged breasts

Why see a doctor during pregnancy?

Pregnancy care enables the doctors at Advanced OBGYN to spot potential issues early and prevent them from becoming problems.

Dr. Brill and Dr. Agayeva will also help you get enough folic acid, calcium, and iron, which help prevent delivery complications. And if you need help with addiction or substance abuse, the doctors at Advanced OBGYN can also help you stop quit smoking, drinking, or taking illicit drugs.

Seeing Dr. Brill or Agayeva during your pregnancy enables them to ensure you're in good health while managing the conditions that can affect your ability to become pregnant and maintain pregnancy. The doctors at Advanced OBGYN also closely monitor any medications you’re taking, and provide substitutes for those that shouldn’t be taken while you’re pregnant.

What happens at a pregnancy appointment?

You should visit the doctors at Advanced OBGYN anywhere from 10 to 15 times during your pregnancy.

During your first and second trimesters, appointments with Dr. Brill or Dr. Agayeva are every four weeks. During your second trimester, your visits increase to every two weeks. Starting at week 36, you see the doctors at Advanced OBGYN weekly until you deliver.

At every visit, Dr. Brill or Dr. Agayeva during will check your:

  • Blood pressure
  • Weight
  • Urine
  • Belly growth

They’ll also check your baby’s heartbeat and position at each appointment.

The doctors at Advanced OBGYN also perform a variety of screenings during your pregnancy, including:

  • Blood type and Rh factor
  • Immunity checks for rubella and chickenpox
  • Infections and sexually transmitted diseases
  • Anemia
  • Gestational diabetes

Drs. Brill and Agayeva perform your first ultrasound exam between weeks 18 and 20 of your pregnancy. This diagnostic image helps the doctors at Advanced OBGYN find any potential signs of problems.

Additionally, ultrasound imaging also helps confirm the age of your fetus and that your baby is growing properly. If your baby is in the right position, and you want to know, you can also learn the sex of your baby during this test.

For pregnancy care with a personal touch, call or make an appointment online today Dr. Hayama Brill or Dr. Kamila Agayeva at Advanced OBGYN.