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First trimester: Months 0 to 3 - Weeks 1 to 13

  • To do list

    Rest, eat well, and take care of yourself.

    Check your insurance coverage. Find out exactly what is and isn't covered under your plan.

    Check your employer's policies on maternity leave. You may have disability or extended leave benefits.

    • What is the policy on paid leave?
    • How many weeks can you take off without pay?
    • What is the policy on job security?

    Talk with friends and family members about their breastfeeding experiences and what they like best about breastfeeding.

    Forms and worksheets

    Determining your health insurance coverage

    Your prenatal screen and test record worksheet

    Medicine list

    Class registration

    For information about or to register for childbirth preparation classes, classes for siblings or hospital birth center tours, go to or call 1-866-904-9962.

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