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Before Pregnancy
It's important to plan ahead when thinking about having a baby. Your health will affect the future of you and the baby. Before you get pregnant, here are some resources.

Birth control information/sign up for free mobile message tips: Bedsider

Facts about sexually transmitted diseases: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trying to have a baby or just thinking about it? Click on this link for helpful information: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Help is available: Domestic Violence

Protecting you and your home against the dangers of lead: LeadFreeKids.org

Getting fit: March of Dimes

Working together for stronger, healthier babies: March of Dimes

Bureau of Substance Abuse & Addiction Services: Michigan Department of Community Health

You may be eligible for FREE birth control assistance: Plan First

Mobile sign up for free text message to help smokers successfully quit smoking: Text2Quit

Do you need help finding a doctor? WebMd

Before you get pregnant, your health: What to Expect

Women Infant & Children program, you may be eligible for FREE food program for you and or your children: WIC

Before you get pregnant: Women's Health

Birth control fact sheet: Women's Health

For health and human services help, visit or dial 2-1-1 to be connected to a live operator for referrals to services in your community. Operator is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year: United Way 2‑1‑1

During Pregnancy
A mother's health is important for both the mother and baby during and after pregnancy. Here are some resources when you get pregnant.

A mobile tool for pregnant mothers to guide them through pregnancy: babyQ

Alcohol use in pregnancy: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Premature birth: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Growing as you prepare for fatherhood: Fathers.com National Center for fathering

Protecting yourself and your baby from the dangers of lead: LeadFreeKids.org

Prenatal care: March of Dimes

Nutrition: March of Dimes

Labor, delivery, postpartum care: Mayo Clinic

Healthy hints during pregnancy: Michigan Department of Community Health

Healthy hints for pregnant women: Michigan Department of Community Health

Pregnant & Smoking, need help to quit, MDCH Tobacco hotline: Michigan Department of Community Health

Project Fresh-How to get fresh vegetables and fruit: Michigan Department of Community Health

What is the Maternal Infant Health program? Learn more: Michigan Department of Community Health

You may be eligible for FREE prenatal care: Michigan Department of Community Health

Taking care of your teeth/mouth while you are pregnant: National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center

Mobile sign up for free text message tips during and after pregnancy: Text4baby

Mobile sign up for free text message to help smokers successfully quit smoking: Text2Quit

For health and human services help, visit or dial 2-1-1 to be connected to a live operator for referrals to services in your community. Operator is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year: United Way 2‑1‑1

Substance use during pregnancy: University of California San Francisco/Medical Center

Depression, during and after pregnancy: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Women Infant & Children program, you may be eligible for FREE food program for you and or your children: WIC

Breastfeeding: Women's Health

Pregnancy: Women's Health

After Baby is Born
There are many things to keep in mind after a pregnancy because keeping an infant safe and keeping yourself healthy is important for both you and baby. Here are some resources that will help you and baby.

Birth control information/sign up for free mobile message tips: Bedsider

After the baby arrives: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information about your child's developmental stages (milestones) from 2 months to 5 years: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Helping every baby sleep safer: Cribs for Kids

Do you need a licensed/accredited day care center for your infant/child? Find a child care center in your area/lookup: Department of Human Services

Protecting your kids from the dangers of lead: LeadFreeKids.org

Healthy baby sleep: Mayo Clinic

Infant and newborn care: Medline Plus

Breastfeeding: Michigan Department of Community Health

How do I feed my toddler? Michigan Department of Community Health

Newborn hearing screening information: Michigan Department of Community Health

Project Fresh-How to get fresh vegetables and fruit: Michigan Department of Community Health

Safe sleep tips for your baby-do's and don'ts - a crib view: Michigan Department of Community Health

What do I feed my baby? Michigan Department of Community Health

What is the Maternal Infant Health program? Learn more: Michigan Department of Community Health

You may be eligible for low-cost medical and dental care for your baby and children up to 18: Michigan Department of Community Health

Babies and safe sleep: Michigan Department of Human Services

What to look for in a child care center/child learning center: Michigan's Great Start CONNECT Resource Center/Central Michigan University

Safe sleep for babies: National Institute of Health

A healthy smile for your baby/oral health tips for your baby: National Maternal & Child Oral Health Resource Center

You may be eligible for FREE birth control assistance: Plan First

Car seat safety: Safe Kids USA

Mobile sign up for free text message to help smokers successfully quit smoking: Text2Quit

For health and human services help, visit or dial 2-1-1 to be connected to a live operator for referrals to services in your community. Operator is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year: United Way 2‑1‑1

Depression, during and after pregnancy: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Women Infant & Children program, you may be eligible for FREE food program for you and or your children: WIC

Social, emotional development: Zero to Three

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