Baby Prep: An Online Pregnancy Library

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Pregnancy & Nutrition

Learning the do's and don'ts of what you can eat during pregnancy can feel overwhelming. Click here to access all the resources you need regarding pregnancy and nutrition.

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What medications are safe to take?

Many women wonder if natural birth would be better for their baby's overall health. Learn more about pain medications during labor and delivery, as well as what other medications are safe to take during your pregnancy.

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Pregnancy and COVID-19: What are the risks?

If you are pregnant, you were pregnant in the last 42 days (recently pregnant) or you are breastfeeding, you may be concerned about the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on you and your baby. You might also have questions about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines. Here's what you need to know.

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Sex during or after pregnancy

Sexual health during and after pregnancy is incredibly important. Click to learn the do's and don'ts of sex while pregnant, and how to set your own timeline for sex after you've given birth.

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Working During Pregnancy: Do's and Don'ts

Most people can continue working during pregnancy. Being pregnant, however, might present challenges in the workplace. To stay healthy and productive on the job, you need to understand how to relieve common pregnancy discomforts — and know when a work task might jeopardize the pregnancy.

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Breastfeeding and Formula Feeding

Breast-feeding provides the best nutrition for your baby and is the most widely recommended way to feed a newborn. However, some factors might lead you to consider formula-feeding. Click to learn everything you need to know about breast and formula feeding.

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Naps and Sleeping Style

Sleep is important for both you and your baby. But to a newborn, sleep is the brain's main activity. Babies spend about half the time they're asleep in the dream stage, called REM sleep. That stage is linked to brain activities, such as memory, nervous system function and self-control.

And for a newborn, there's no such thing as night and day. So they sleep and wake on their own schedule. But even with a newborn, you can start to shape your baby's sleep habits for healthier lifelong rest. Click to read more!

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Sick baby? When to seek medical attention.

When you have a baby occasional infections and fevers may be inevitable. But even parents who have experience with sick babies can have trouble distinguishing normal fussiness and mild illnesses from serious problems. Here's when to contact your health care provider — and when to seek emergency care — for a sick baby.

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