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Pregnancy

Prenatal Care

Prenatal Care (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: womenshealth.gov)

An online frequently-asked-questions document from the federal government that explains why it is important to get prenatal care and basics of nutrition and healthy lifestyle during pregnancy.

(American Academy of Pediatrics)

Healthychildren.org is a web site created by the American Academy of Pediatrics for parents. This section offers articles on a number of subjects of interest, including nutrition and exercise during pregnancy, last minute activities before delivery, preparing for delivery, and more.

Prenatal Care: What to expect in the first trimester (Mayo Clinic)

This web page describes what you can expect during a typical prenatal care visit during the first three months of pregnancy. The Mayo Clinic also has a page covering prenatal care in the second trimester.

Taking care of you and your baby while you're pregnant (American Academy of Family Physicians)

This web page answers many common questions on how to have a healthy pregnancy. It includes an informative online video presentation.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Childbirth (American Academy of Family Physicians)

This section of the American Academy of Family Physicians' web site offers a wealth of information on many aspects of pregnancy, including healthy lifestyle, illness during pregnancy, fetal health, , the post-delivery period, and more.

Pregnancy (National Library of Medline)

Links to authoritative information on a wide range of topics related to all aspects of pregnancy.

Healthy Pregnancy (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: www.womenshealth.gov)

This U.S. Goverment site includes useful information on planning for pregnancy, nutrition and healthy lifestyle while pregnant, and information you will need in the weeks after your baby is born. It also has a section of "Mom-to-be" tools, including a due-date calculator and lists of pregnancy dos and don't's.

Normal Pregnancy (Merck Manual Home Edition)

Detailed information on pregnancy, including detecting and dating a pregnancy, physical changes in a mother's body during pregnancy, what you can do to care for yourself while pregnant, and a the stages of fetal development.

healthywomen.org

A good general overview of what to expect in pregnancy, with links to pages that will answer many patients' questions.

During Your Pregnancy (March of Dimes)

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