This visit is usually arranged during the last trimester of pregnancy, preferably when both parents can attend. A visit is recommended for all expectant families.
The main purpose of the visit is to get acquainted and to allow parents to become familiar with office procedures including office hours, fees, on call arrangements, and hospital privileges.
This visit may be the beginning of a long term, supportive relationship.
Topics of discussion may include:
-Needs of siblings
-Rooming – in
-How to balance your roles as parents with those of husband and wife.
-Other questions that you may have.