During Your Pregnancy
Pregnancy and birth are two of the most important events you will experience in your life. Both deserve careful and thoughtful preparation. Learning as much as possible about pregnancy, birth and parenthood will help you be more relaxed and comfortable with all the changes in your body and your life. Attending childbirth classes, having regular physician appointments, reading books, talking to others and asking lots of questions will also help you prepare for the birth of your baby. The prenatal information in this chapter is meant to help you learn a good place to start learning about pregnancy. It will also help you make decisions about your care with your health care provider.
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Due date calculator - Babies are born on nature's timetable, but you can make a good estimate of your due date based on last menstrual period.
Common discomforts - Shifts in hormonal levels and metabolism can contribute to various physical and emotional discomforts.
Frequently asked questions - Do's and don'ts, pregnancy books to read, planning your maternity leave and more.
For husbands and partners - Tips to support the mom-to-be and be involved with the pregnancy.
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