What You Get with Your Online Course

Over the next few months, your body will experience many physical changes. You may also face some unexpected challenges and emotions. At every stage of your pregnancy, you will have lots of questions. This course can help you learn what is happening — and what to expect next. The more you know, the more confidently you can move through your pregnancy.

  • Downloadable resources that help you know what is happening—and what to expect next

  • Helpful videos on several interesting topics that are informative and engaging

  • Mix-and-match memory games, quizzes and more that test your knowledge throughout the course

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Pregnancy Planning

    • Welcome to Having a Healthy Pregnancy

    • Your Due Date

    • Prenatal Care

    • Planning and Preparation

    • Partners and Families

  • 2

    Testing

    • Prenatal Testing

    • Genetic Testing

  • 3

    How Your Body Changes

    • Body Changes Introduction

    • Discomforts

    • Digestive Issues

    • Breathing and Blood Flow

    • Skin Changes

    • Emotional Changes

    • Reproductive Changes

  • 4

    How Babies Grow and Change

    • Month 1 (Weeks 1-4)

    • Month 2 (Weeks 5-8)

    • Month 3 (Weeks 9-12)

    • Month 4 (Weeks 13-16)

    • Month 5 (Weeks 17-20)

    • Month 6 (Weeks 21-24)

    • Month 7 (Weeks 25-28)

    • Month 8 (Weeks 29-32)

    • Month 9 (Weeks 33-36)

    • Month 10 (Weeks 37-40)

  • 5

    Making Good Choices

    • Making Good Choice Introduction

    • Self-Care

    • Work and Travel

    • Risky Behaviors

    • Domestic Violence

  • 6

    Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

    • Introduction: Six Steps to a Healthy Pregnancy

    • STEP 1: Eat Healthy

    • STEP 2: Track Your Weight

    • STEP 3: Take Prenatal Vitamins

    • STEP 4: Get Enough Rest

    • STEP 5: Get Vaccinated

    • STEP 6: Get Moving!

  • 7

    Disease and Infection

    • Disease and Infection Introduction

    • Herpes Type Viruses

    • Hepatitis B, C, and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

    • Measles, Mumps, (Tdap) Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis

    • Zika Virus Disease (ZVD)

    • FLU

    • Toxoplasmosis

  • 8

    Possible Complications

    • Possible Complications Introduction

    • Bleeding

    • Gestational Diabetes

    • Group B Streptococcus

    • High Blood Pressure

    • Preeclampsia

    • Preterm Labor

    • High-Risk Pregnancy

    • Warning Signs Tool Kit

  • 9

    The Final Weeks

    • The Final Weeks

  • 10

    Tool Kit

    • Healthy Pregnancy Tool Kit

  • 11

    Videos

    • Healthy Pregnancy Video Collection