Pregnancy & Sexual & Parental Health
Caring for Yourself
& Your Pregnancy
With pregnancy comes a host of health considerations—not only for a developing fetus, but for the mother, partner, and other family members. Use this section to help you understand how to take care of yourself and those who depend on you.
Navigating the healthcare system can be a challenge, especially during pregnancy. Here’s where to look for information and support, including tips and resources for a healthy pregnancy, free nursing and food assistance, and advice for working with your doctor.
Before, during, and after pregnancy, it’s important to look after your own health. Look here for guidance on mental health, substance use, chronic disease, and what to be ready for at the end of pregnancy.
Whether you’re a teen wondering about birth control or a mother expecting another child, it’s never the wrong time to learn more about sexual health. Learn about birth control, STIs and STI testing.