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Guide for a Healthy Pregnancy

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Prenatal Care

How Your Baby Grows

Pregnancy Tests and Screenings

Taking Care of Yourself and Baby


Prenatal Nutrition Guide

Food Safety

What to Avoid During Pregnancy

Work and Maternity Leave

Coping with the Discomforts of Pregnancy

Your Skin in Pregnancy

Warning Signs

Fetal Testing


Deciding about Circumcision

Cord Blood Banking: Is it for Me?

Labor: When to call or “Is This It?”

Pain during Childbirth

When Your Labor Need to be Induced

Postpartum Care

Birth Control After Pregnancy

Postpartum Exercise

Word List

Traveling Safely with Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers (pdf 224k)

Safe Sleep Environment (pdf 137k)