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Obstetrical Care in Dayton, Ohio

Cova Ob/Gyn offers unsurpassed individualized obstetrical care for expectant mothers. Dr. Cova and her staff welcome you and your baby to a refreshing approach in obstetrical care. Personalized care allows Dr. Cova to deliver the majority (98%) of her patient’s babies.

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Obstetrical Care in Dayton, Ohio

Cova Ob/Gyn offers unsurpassed individualized obstetrical care for expectant mothers. Dr. Cova and her staff welcome you and your baby to a refreshing approach in obstetrical care. Personalized care allows Dr. Cova to deliver the majority (98%) of her patient’s babies.

Comprehensive Prenatal Care

Cova Ob/Gyn offers comprehensive, personalized prenatal care for expectant mothers. Cova ObGyn offers a calming, educational atmosphere for you to journey through your pregnancy. Dr. Jennifer Cova utilizes state-of-the-art technology and equipment in her office. She and her team are available daily for questions and concerns. At Cova ObGyn, Dr. Cova and her staff are dedicated to the health and well being of you and your baby.

Your Obstetrical Journey

As a board certified obstetrician, Dr. Cova has had more than 20 years of experience providing prenatal care. Her focus is providing individualized support throughout the entire pregnancy.

Testing and Screening

While pregnant, you should undergo routine lab tests. At Cova Ob/Gyn, our laboratory suite provides you the convenience of same-day lab tests coupled with prenatal appointments. These tests can help Dr. Cova detect possible concerns regarding you and your baby’s health.

Comprehensive Prenatal Care

Cova Ob/Gyn offers comprehensive, personalized prenatal care for expectant mothers. Cova ObGyn offers a calming, educational atmosphere for you to journey through your pregnancy. Dr. Jennifer Cova utilizes state-of-the-art technology and equipment in her office. She and her team are available daily for questions and concerns. At Cova ObGyn, Dr. Cova and her staff are dedicated to the health and well being of you and your baby.

Your Obstetrical Journey

As a board certified obstetrician, Dr. Cova has had more than 20 years of experience providing prenatal care. Her focus is providing individualized support throughout the entire pregnancy.

Testing and Screening

While pregnant, you should undergo routine lab tests. At Cova Ob/Gyn, our laboratory suite provides you the convenience of same-day lab tests coupled with prenatal appointments. These tests can help Dr. Cova detect possible concerns regarding you and your baby’s health.

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1st Trimester

Dr. Cova believes it is important to begin prenatal care sooner rather than later. A missed menstrual cycle could be an indication of gestation. We start by making a confirmation of pregnancy appointment. This is an opportunity for Dr. Cova and her staff to provide support and expertise.

Early in pregnancy, we will obtain samples from your blood, and urine. A cervical Pap test may be done to check for changes of the cervix. In addition, a test for sexually transmitted infections may be performed as required by the state. At each routine prenatal visit, we will sample your urine to detect sugar and protein levels.

As part of your total prenatal wellness experience, we obtain the following blood test at the beginning of your pregnancy

  • Blood Type and Antigen
  • Hematocrit and Hemoglobin
  • Glucose
  • Rubella
  • Hepatitis B
  • Syphilis (required by the state)
  • HIV
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Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment,
937.433.6513

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2nd Trimester

At approximately eight weeks, an initial prenatal visit appointment will be made. At this time, Dr. Cova and her staff will complete a thorough medical and lifestyle history. Our goal is to create a foundation for a healthy pregnancy. We want you to feel confident in choosing The Complete Women’s Practice as your obstetrical provider.

There are certain tests that are performed specifically in your second trimester. Gestational diabetes screening is performed between 26-28 weeks. Patients that develop gestational diabetes are co managed with a perinatologist and dietician to ensure optimal blood sugar control.

The second trimester is also an optimal time to consider cord blood banking. Banking your newborn’s cord blood stem cells allows for immediate access to the stem cells if needed for a transplant. Dr. Cova will discuss your cord blood banking options during the second trimester.

To learn more: www.viacord.com | www.cryo-cell.com

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937.433.6513

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3rd Trimester

After the initial visit, Dr. Cova recommends you return every three to four weeks in the first 28 weeks of your pregnancy. Between 28-35 weeks, you should return every two to three weeks. After week 36 through delivery, a prenatal visit is necessary every week to monitor your pregnancy.

Group B streptococcus vaginal culture obtained at 36 weeks. If Group B streptococcus culture is positive antibiotics will be administered during labor.

Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment,
937.433.6513

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Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment,
937.433.6513

Genetic Carrier Screening

The reality is any woman of child bearing age may carry common genetic conditions. If undetected carriers can pass these conditions on to their unborn child. At your initial prenatal visit carrier screening for the following genetic conditions is offered:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Status- 1 in 30 individuals are carriers
  • Spinal Muscle Atrophy Carrier Status- 1 in 40-50 individuals are carriers
  • Fragile X Syndrome- 1 in 259 women are carriers. To learn more click here.
  • Unity Carrier Testing – Carrier screening offered for patients of various ethnic backgrounds at higher risk for such diseases as Tay Sachs disease and other metabolic disorders.

To learn more click here.

Screening for Fetal Chromosomal Abnormalities

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that all pregnant women be offered a screening test for fetal chromosomal abnormalities, regardless of the woman’s age. Screening may be a maternal blood test done in the first trimester along with ultrasound, or it can be a maternal blood test done in the second trimester without ultrasound, or a combination of both. NIPT testing offered at 10 weeks gestation to screen for fetal chromosomal abnormalities and gender.

Appropriate referrals to perinatology and genetic counseling are made if any abnormal screening results are identified.

Dr. Cova and her staff are mindful of each individual expectant mother. We will provide extensive tests and screenings to ensure a healthy pregnancy.

Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment,
937.433.6513

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Antepartum Testing

Various conditions may arise during your pregnancy that may require more intensive surveillance. Examples include gestational diabetes, hypertension, fetal growth restriction, low amniotic fluid, etc. This testing is done through fetal non-stress testing and a biophysical profile to ensure fetal well-being. Fetal non-stress testing requires approximately 15-30 minutes once or twice weekly. At The Complete Women’s Practice, we have a relaxing room dedicated for our obstetrical patients requiring this monitoring.

Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment,
937.433.6513

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Postpartum

Your journey continues after birth. Your postpartum visit is scheduled six weeks after delivery. However, if you have a Caesarean section (C-section) or any other issues, we will see you sooner than six weeks. We also assist you with concerns related to breastfeeding or postpartum depression.

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937.433.6513

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Labor & Delivery

Childbirth is one of the most memorable and rewarding events of a couple’s life. Each experience is an intimate and unique celebration of life. You will be well informed and supported by an experienced and caring medical team. Dr. Jennifer Cova serves the entire Miami Valley area and is available at Kettering Hospital and Southview Hospital.

Patient Education

Dr. Cova stays on the forefront of technology and patient education. Patient Education Systems are available in each exam room at The Complete Women’s Practice. We are proud to be the only obstetrical practice in the Dayton area to offer this service to enhance our patient experience. Rather than reading a magazine while waiting in an exam room, patients interact with our educational program to learn about the latest innovations in health care. Each exam room is equipped with a 27-inch Apple TV monitor. Our interactive program displays high definition educational videos based on the individual needs of each patient. This ensures a meaningful learning experience in the privacy of the exam room.

Call Today to Schedule Your Appointment,
937.433.6513

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THE COMPLETE WOMEN’S PRACTICE

Dr. Jennifer L. Cova, D.O. FACOG
Medical Director

“I am committed to offering you the widest range of treatment options. I am different from other doctors. To me, you are a person first. I see you as an individual with unique issues searching for answers. I am a doctor, but I am also a wife, mother, daughter, and friend. Together, we can find solutions to help you enjoy a balanced, healthy, active lifestyle. My staff and I at The Complete Women’s Practice are delighted you have chosen our practice!”
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THE COMPLETE WOMEN’S PRACTICE

Dr. Jennifer L. Cova, D.O. FACOG
Medical Director

“I am committed to offering you the widest range of treatment options. I am different from other doctors. To me, you are a person first. I see you as an individual with unique issues searching for answers. I am a doctor, but I am also a wife, mother, daughter, and friend. Together, we can find solutions to help you enjoy a balanced, healthy, active lifestyle. My staff and I at The Complete Women’s Practice are delighted you have chosen our practice!”

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COVA OB/GYN and COVA MEDSPA DAYTON IS LOCATED IN CENTERVILLE

896 S Main St
Centerville, OH 45458
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Dr. Jennifer Cova The Complete Women's Practice contact

Contact Cova Ob/Gyn today at 937.433.6513 or Cova Medspa at 937.723.7459 to make an appointment, or for more information.

Dr. Jennifer Cova The Complete Women's Practice contact

Contact Cova Ob/Gyn today at 937.433.6513 or Cova Medspa at 937.723.7459 to make an appointment, or for more information.