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Pregnancy and Childbirth

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Pregnancy: Pregnancy (General) | Discomforts | Drugs | Exercise | Later-Age Pregnancy | Nutrition | Pregnancy Loss | Prenatal Tests | Risks to Pregnancy | Teenage Pregnancy

Childbirth: Birthing Options | Childbirth (Labor and Delivery) | Newborn Screening Tests | Multiple Births | Premature Birth | Postpartum Depression

Other Topics: General Pregnancy and Childbirth | Preparing for Pregnancy


Preparing for Pregnancy

Are You Ready Emotionally?:March of Dimes
Are You Ready Financially?:March of Dimes
Preconception Health Care:March of Dimes
Good Health Before Pregnancy: Preconception Care:ACOG
Preconception Care:NICHD
Infertility, see Women's Health, Infertility
Preconception Care:MedlinePlus


Birthing Options

Birth Plans:Nemours Foundation
Birthing Centers and Hospital Maternity Services:Nemours Foundation
Birthing Classes:Nemours Foundation
DONA International Doulas
Lamaze International
Midwives:Nemours Foundation


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