Pregnancy and Childbirth
Nearly four million babies will be born in the US this year alone. Now more than ever, mothers-to-be have access to current information, advanced technologies, and skilled medical personnel to help them plan for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth.
If you are planning to become pregnant, there are many things that you can do to help reduce risks to both you and your baby - as proper health before deciding to become pregnant is almost as important as maintaining a healthy body during pregnancy.
If you are already expecting, there are also many things you can do to help minimize pregnancy and delivery complications - while also helping to provide the healthiest environment for the developing fetus, and ultimately to ensure the health of your newborn.
By following a healthy lifestyle, including a well-balanced diet and regular exercise, avoiding certain harmful substances and potentially dangerous activities or situations, and by finding a qualified caregiver to manage your pregnancy, labor, and delivery, you will be taking the appropriate steps toward the delivery of a healthy baby.
Planning a Pregnancy
Prenatal Medical Care
Common Discomforts During Pregnancy
Common Tests During Pregnancy
Risks to Pregnancy
Warning Signs During Pregnancy
Labor and Delivery
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