Taking Care of You

Taking care of your baby starts by taking care of you

Before You Become Pregnant

Taking care of your baby begins with taking of yourself. Before you become pregnant, there are a few...

During Your Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, it is important to take care of yourself and do things that will help your...

As a New Mom

Becoming a mother is one of the most exciting and scary times in a woman’s life. There are so many...

Before Another Baby

If your reproductive life plan includes having more than one child, there are a few things you should...

Find Local Resources

If you or someone you know is pregnant or thinking about having a baby, take advantage of...

Keys to a healthy Pregnancy

Your life is a story, and you’re the author. We’re here to help if a baby is part of your next chapter. There are a few easy things you should do for yourself anyway, but if you are pregnant, it matters for both you and baby. A healthy pregnancy is possible.

Nap

Be sure to get plenty of rest

Eat Right

Eat regularly and nutritiously

Take Your Vitamins

Take a prenatal vitamin supplement

See a Doctor

Visit a doctor in the first trimester of pregnancy

Getting Help

Talk to your doctor or nurse about what is right for you and what you can do to protect your health so your body is ready to have a baby when you are.

Ask your health department. They have doctors, nurses and specialists who can provide the care you need, including making a Reproductive Life Plan and help with getting the family planning services that are right for you.

About Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Healthcare Georgia Foundation is a statewide, private independent foundation. The Foundation’s mission is to advance the health of all Georgians and to expand access to affordable, quality healthcare for underserved individuals and communities. Through its strategic grantmaking, Healthcare Georgia Foundation supports organizations that drive positive change, promotes programs that improve health and healthcare among underserved individuals and communities, and connects people, partners and resources across Georgia. For more information, please visit the Foundation online at: www.healthcaregeorgia.org.