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Dr. Pam Yoder
3,684 doctors shared insights

Healthy Pregnancy (Overview)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and get plenty of rest!


Dr. Pam Yoder
3,684 doctors shared insights

Healthy Pregnancy (Overview)

There are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and get plenty of rest!


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How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I have a healthy pregnancy?

Read below: http://www.babycenter.com/0_twelve-steps-to-a-healthy-pregnancy_9174.bc

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

The > varied mom's diet during pregnancy ; breastfeeding, the > likely the infant will try new foods. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Pregnancy (Checklist)

Don't smoke
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Take a walk: walking promotes easier labor
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Take prenatal vitamins with folate to reduce birth defects
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Eat a healthy diet, including lots of fruit and dairy products
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How do i have a healthy pregnancy?

How do i have a healthy

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Prenatal care: This is a avery complex question beyond the scope of a simple answer. The first step is to find an Obgyn in whom you trust who can assess your unique individual pregnancy and health and design a prenatal care program that will optimize the chances of successful outcome for you and the baby ...Read more

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How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

How to have a safe and healthy pregnancy?

Good question: First make sure you are healthy enough to become pregnant, secondly have a strong loving relationship with the person you are having intercourse with. Are you in a position to offer a suitable home life for the baby? If all answers are yes then choose a board certified OB/GYN physician. Always keep in mind you should have a well balanced diet & absolutely no smoking or drugs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

You may feel like you're done with pregnancy at 37 weeks, but delivery after 39 is best. ...See more

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What factors make up a healthy pregnancy?

What factors make up a healthy pregnancy?

Some factors: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

What are some ways to have a healthy pregnancy?

Healthy pregnancy: Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

Day old infants recognize their mother's voice ; prefer 2 listen to their mother's language. ...See more

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Staying Healthy while Traveling (Checklist)

If flying, reset sleeping time to destination when boarding plane
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Keep up exercise
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How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

How can I get in shape to have a healthy pregnancy?

Do what you love.: Body: move your body in ways that you love. Dancing, swimming, aerobics, weight training, tai chi, cycling, yoga, walking, gardening, belly dancing... Mind: begin your day with a meditative practice. Prayer and meditation, journaling, yoga.. Spirit: be sure you have healed your emotional wounds from childhood and beyond. Get outside help if needed. Pregnancy can bring up unfinished business. ...Read more

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How can I know that I'm having a healthy pregnancy?

How can I know that I'm having a healthy pregnancy?

Regular Prenatal: visits are important. " What to Expect when you are Expecting" can provide important timelines as well as educating about what is normal and what is not. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

In 1st few hrs of life, a baby's sense of smell helps him identify his mother more than sight. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Third Trimester (Checklist)

Preregister for the delivery at your hospital
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Understand your employers maternity leave and short-term disability policy
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Buy an infant car seat and install it in your car
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Schedule Group B strep testing at 35 weeks
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I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

I got aborted 3 times. How to get healthy pregnancy?

See your doctor: After 3 miscarriages, you should see your doc for an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage. The good news is that you still have an excellent chance for pregnancy success even with no additional measures. ...Read more

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What measures I have to take to have healthy pregnancy?

What measures I have to take to have healthy pregnancy?

Talk to your partner: Typically, men do not get pregnant. I'm glad you're worried about your partner's health during pregnancy. Be supportive of her following all of her doctor's recommendations. ...Read more

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Healthy pregnancy (Tip)

By week 14 there's evidence that fetuses can taste bitter, sweet, sour flavors in the amniotic fluid. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Second Trimester (Checklist)

Share your pregnancy news with friends, family, and coworkers
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Get your flu shot during flu season
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Monitor weight gain and focus on a healthy diet
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Schedule a dental visit to keep your pregnancy healthy
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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more