Planning a Pregnancy
- Pregnancy & Birthing COE Home Page
- Birth Statistics in the US
- Reproductive Anatomy & Physiology
- Planning a Pregnancy
- Fertility & Your Menstrual Cycle
- Dealing With Infertility
- Prenatal Medical Care & Screening
- Fetal Development by Trimester
- Weight Gain During Pregnancy
- Diet During Pregnancy
- Exercise During Pregnancy
A Preconception Healthcare Visit
Pre-pregnancy Diet, Exercise, and Weight Control
Some Things to Avoid At All Times, Particularly During Pregnancy
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org
American Pregnancy Association http://www.americanpregnancy.org
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada http://www.sogc.org
Women's Health Matters http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca
Health before pregnancy. Office on Women's Health website. Available at: http://www.womenshealth.gov/minority-health/taking-care-health/before-pregnancy.html. Updated May 18, 2010. Accessed December 26, 2012.
Pregnancy: Things to think about before you’re pregnant. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/pregnancy-newborns/your-body/things-to-think-about-before-youre-pregnant.printerview.html. Updated January 2011. Accessed December 26, 2012.
Pregnancy calendar: Week 1. Nemours Kid's Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy%5Fcalendar/week1.html. Accessed December 26, 2012.
Reproductive health. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences website. Available at: http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/conditions/repro-health. Accessed December 26, 2012.
7/2/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Biering K, Aagaard Nohr E, et al. Smoking and pregnancy-related pelvic pain. BJOG. 2010;117(8):1019-1026.
7/6/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Alverson CJ, Strickland MJ, et al. Maternal smoking and congenital heart defects in the Baltimore-Washington Infant Study. Pediatrics. 2011;127(3):e647-e653.
2/9/2012 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Imdad A, Yakoob MY, et al. The effect of folic acid, protein energy and multiple micronutrient supplements in pregnancy on stillbirths. BMC Public Health. 2011;11 Suppl 3:S4.
3/12/2015 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Schummers L, Hutcheon JA, et al. Risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes by prepregnancy body mass index: A population-based study to inform prepregnancy weight loss counseling. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125(1):133-143.
- Reviewer: Andrea Chisholm, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 03/12/2015 -
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Copyright © EBSCO Publishing
All rights reserved.