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Have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy, strong baby. 

Getting healthy before you get pregnant

To have a healthy and strong baby, make sure you are as healthy as possible before you start planning a family or get pregnant. Here are links to information that will help:

BIRTH CONTROL AND PLANNING YOUR PREGNANCY

Click on this link to read a very informative booklet about birth control methods: http://everywomansoutheast.org/sites/default/files/birth_control_booklet_English.pdf

March of Dimes has a great web site to help you through all stages of pregnancy. Click on this link to get information, watch videos or ask questions that you might have about your pregnancy.

http://www.marchofdimes.com/pregnancy.aspx?gclid=CLqhk8z2orgCFe1AMgodTFEALQ

CONTRACEPTION
A great video to help you explore various options for contraception:

MORE ON CONTRACEPTION

Go to http://bedsider.org/ for a free support network for birth control. In addition to information comparing all different methods of birth control, you will find an guy’s guide to contraception.

IMMUNIZATIONS AND PREGNANCY

Vaccines help a pregnant woman and her growing family stay healthy. Click on vaccine chart to see which vaccinations are recommended and when is the best time to get them.

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 QUIT SMOKING

Ohio Quit Line: Get Rewarded for Quitting Smoking While You’re Pregnant – Click below to get more information about the Rewards Program

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More information about smoking cessation:
English http://tobacco-cessation.org/sf/pdfs/cpr/16)%20NeedHelp%20Booklet.pdf
Español http://tobacco-cessation.org/sf/pdfs/cpr/16)%20NeedHelp%20Booklet_Spanish.pdf

GATEWAYS TO INFORMATION FOR WOMEN REGARDING PREGNANCY

http://www.acog.org/For_Patients
http://womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/

INFORMATION FOR TEENS

http://sexetc.org/

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND THE WORKPLACE

The CDC has an informative web site regarding your workplace and the possible impact it has on your reproductive health. Go to the following link to obtain more information on this subject:

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/repro/

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AND PREGNANCY

Click on the following link to get information from the March of Dimes regarding sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy: http://www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/sexually-transmitted-diseases.aspx#

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