Healthy pregnancy

Taking care of your health during pregnancy is important and lots of health-related questions crop up over the months you carry your baby. This section answers questions many women have about their health during pregnancy. What should I be eating? How much weight should I gain?

Can I take this medicine? Can I have sex? What about exercise? Learning accurate information about health during pregnancy can help you make day-to-day decisions that improve your mental and physical wellbeing. Your baby receives the benefits of your healthy choices!

How do I create a healthy environment for my growing baby?

Giving a growing fetus the healthiest environment possible in your personal circumstances will provide them with the best chance of health throughout life. Eating well, maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding cigarette smoke, drugs, and alcohol, and minimizing exposure to environmental toxins as much as possible are important.