Kern Family Health Care | Family Health | Fall 2019

HEALTH FALL 2019 Standard U.S. Postage PAID Walla Walla, WA Permit No. 44 TM Are you thinking of starting or growing your family? Take good care of your health as soon as you think about getting pregnant. Mom’s health is vital to a growing baby. As soon as you know or think you’re pregnant, schedule a visit with your primary care provider (PCP). Your PCP will confirm the pregnancy. The PCP may also find your due date! Once you have a confirmed pregnancy, choose an obstetrician (OB). OBs are doctors trained to care for women during pregnancy. During your pregnancy visits, expect full examinations to make sure you and the baby are healthy. You will also need lab tests, and your OB will answer questions about your health. Keep all your prenatal visits to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy. And start a list of things to ask your doctor during your prenatal visits. To qualify for our KFHC Member Pregnancy Incentive, do the following: Have a healthy pregnancy WE HAVE MOVED to serve you better! Our new physical address is 2900 Buck Owens Blvd. Bakersfield, CA 93308 y  y Make an appointment for your first prenatal visit within the first 3 months of pregnancy. y  y Schedule transportation for your appointment, if needed. y  y Download the Prenatal Care Incentive Form from the KFHC website or call KFHC’s Member Services to receive the form in the mail. y  y At your appointment, have your provider fill out the form. y  y Fax or mail the form to KFHC to receive a $30 gift card by mail.