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Are you pregnant now? Could you be a mom someday?

moms-to-beThinking about having a baby can be overwhelming, even if you plan every step. The following pages break things down so you can go straight to the page that is relevant to you:

If you aren’t thinking about having a baby any time soon the Pre-pregnancy Health page may be more interesting to you. It gives you steps you can take and resources to help you get healthy for you. That way, if you ever decide to have a baby, you’re two steps ahead!

If you’re expecting a baby, skip ahead to the During Pregnancy and Getting Ready for Delivery pages. There you will find information about the last weeks of pregnancy, planning for your delivery, and links to resources to help you get ready.

The After Delivery – Making a Healthy Home page prepares moms to bring their new baby home. This page links to resources to support you. You will find information about safe sleep and help to quit smoking for people who live with a new baby. You will also find information about taking care of yourself so you can take better care of your baby.

The Resources for Moms and Moms-to-be page links you to other sites that have resources you can use to be in the best health for you and your baby.


External links are informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Last updated June 8, 2022