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The Pregnant Mother

Picture of an expectant mother standing close to her young daughter

Even with all the joy and anticipation pregnancy can bring, it is not uncommon for a mother-to-be to have some questions and concerns -- questions not only about changes to expect throughout her pregnancy, but also concerns regarding the care of her body to ensure the health of her unborn child.

Listed in the directory below, you will find some additional information that covers not only how to care for your body while you are pregnant, but also some of the changes your body will go through in preparation of delivery, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Hormones During Pregnancy

Weight Gain During Pregnancy

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Exercise During Pregnancy

Work and Pregnancy

Sex During Pregnancy

Sleeping During Pregnancy

The Pregnant Mother - WellSpan Health

Online Medical Reviewer: Kanipe, Jennifer RN, BSN
© 2014 WellSpan Health. All Rights Reserved. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.

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