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We started this community to be a trustworthy source of knowledge for expecting mothers.
Our content is provided by practicing OB/GYNs whose intentions are to help mothers like you have the healthiest pregnancy possible. While this website has a lot of great information, you should always follow the advice of your physician first.
You can start learning today, absolutely free, with our first series, Baby Steps.
A few things covered in this series……
Part 1: Early Care
Taking care of yourself early on is extremely important, as it will improve both your physical health and the health of your infant. In this episode, we will discuss several things you should do early on, including tests and medications.
Below are a few things that will be covered in this episode:
- How often you should visit a physician
- What your doctors should test for
- Safe Medications
- Recommended Vaccines
Part 2: What to Expect (& Avoid)
It’s very important that you know what to expect during your pregnancy, as complications can get masked by normal symptoms. There are many things you should avoid doing while pregnant, but there’s also a lot that you can continue to do as normal.
Topics covered in this episode include:
- Usual & Unusual symptoms
- Pets (Toxoplasmosis)
- Safe & Unsafe foods
Part 3: Keeping Up Your Physical Health
The future health of your infant can be affected by your own physical and mental state. Seemingly mild traumas to you can be major traumas to your baby, so it’s key to understand what you need to continue doing and what you should avoid. This episode highlights both, so that you can stay in peak condition.
A few examples covered include:
- Healthy Weight Gain
- Exercising & Traveling Advice
- Sexual Intercourse & Traumas
- Mental Health (Depression)
- Smoking, Alcohol & Drugs
Part 4: The Delivery & Care of Your Child
Congratulations on your newborn baby! Together, we’ve created an environment that’s conducive to the healthiest possible pregnancy. Now, let’s take a moment and discuss what is important now that your baby is here. There’s still so much more that you can do to improve your infant’s health, so take a few more minutes and learn about several lifestyle choices.
Wrapping up this series, we will discuss:
- Work Life
- Benefits of Breast Feeding
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