Course Highlights

To help you and your support person along your birth journey, we have included:

  • Healthy Pregnancy Tool Kit

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

  • Videos

    Helpful videos on several interesting topics that are informative and engaging

  • Interactive Activities

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

Chapters

  • 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