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Preparing for Pregnancy

Thinking about having a baby? Choosing to expand your family is an exciting and important decision. If you are thinking about becoming pregnant, it is best to start planning early. OB/GYNs advise women to start preparing several months in advance of pregnancy.

Pre-pregnancy planning includes choosing an OB/GYN or certified nurse midwife and scheduling a comprehensive visit to discuss your health history and any concerns that you may have. Before becoming pregnant, it’s also important to start taking a prenatal vitamin, maintain a healthy diet and exercise regimen, and make lifestyle changes like quitting smoking and eliminating alcohol.

With an expert team of board-certified OB/GYNs and specialists, nurse midwives and an array of pregnancy and childbirth education courses, we offer a full range of quality care, resources and support to help you prepare for a healthy pregnancy. No matter where you are on your path to parenthood, Jefferson Health – Abington is here to help you take the next step.

Before the Bump: Planning for Your Pregnancy

Before the Bump: Planning for Your Pregnancy

Watch our virtual Q & A session with our panel of OB/GYN physicians to learn more about preparing for pregnancy.

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