Prenatal Care in Dallas, Texas
Specializing in Obstetrics and Prenatal Testing
Obstetrics is a division of medicine specializing in the care of pregnant and laboring women. An obstetrician is a board-certified physician who successfully completed specialized education and training in the management of pregnancy, labor, and the time immediately following childbirth.
Dr. Tricia Shimer is an obstetrician located in Dallas, TX that is there with you from the very start of your pregnancy up through the birth of your child. She will be there for your exams, and testing, and to give you any advice on having a healthy pregnancy and birth of your child. For a woman, choosing an OB/GYN (Obstetrician/Gynecologist), can be daunting for those finding out that they are expecting if they do not have one already. There are many options, and it is important to find a physician who is both skilled and who you feel comfortable with.
Dr. Shimer is a skilled, experienced, and compassionate obstetrician located in North Dallas, Texas. Her goal is to bring the best in obstetrical care to her patients while providing an environment that keeps her patients confident and comfortable. Although a visit to an obstetrician can sometimes be nerve-wracking, with Dr. Shimer you can be rest-assured and are in good hands.
The following healthcare services focus specifically on the care and treatment of women before and during their pregnancy, at childbirth and during the period of recuperation following childbirth:
- Family planning and pre-pregnancy visits
- Reproductive medicine
- Preconception counseling
- Birthing options
- Prenatal care and testing
- Perinatal care and support (for the period 3 months before pregnancy and up to one year after birth)
- Fetal monitoring
- Preterm birth
- Low birth weight
- Obstetrical anesthesia
- High Risk pregnancies including blood disorders, obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes
- Labor and delivery care
- Pregnancy nutrition advice
- Postpartum care
- Postpartum depression
- Postpartum hemorrhage
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