How many antenatal check-ups are essential for a pregnant woman

Four antenatal check-ups are essential for a pregnant woman:

  • First ANC Check-up –  As soon as the period is missed or within the first three months of missing the period.
  • Second ANC Check-up In 4th – 6th month of pregnancy.
  • Third ANC Check-up In 7th – 8th month of pregnancy.
  • Fourth ANC Check-up In the 9th month of pregnancy.

Regular ANC visits are essential to protect the mother and the baby from complications and ensures healthy mother and child.