Eating nutritious foods is important during pregnancy, but all of the “do’s” and “don’ts” during pregnancy can be overwhelming. Science-based recommendations can help set you and your baby up for the best possible health outcomes.

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Postpartum depression (PPD) occurs in 1 in 7 women after childbirth. Although living with postpartum depression can be overwhelming, it is treatable and there are many sources of support available.
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There are so many options now for testing during pregnancy to help learn if you and your baby are healthy. Depending on your health history and any potential risk factors, different screenings or tests may be recommended and offered by your health professional. Some tests can also prepare parents for potential health conditions and treatments before and after birth.
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You may have heard that “breast is best.” Or that breastfeeding is hard. Or that exclusively (only) pumping breast milk works better for some moms. Or that for some, formula is the only – and a healthy—option. All of the above are true. Read more for tips on feeding your baby during the first year of life.
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We’ve all heard from our parents—when we were babies, we slept on our stomachs! It’s true, we’ve learned a lot more since then about what is safest and how to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, and other injuries. This is why it is so important to create a safe space for your baby to sleep. It’s easy too!
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