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Having a healthy pregnancy

  • Most of the things that make for a healthy pregnancy are the same things that make for a healthy lifestyle.

  • Good for you and your baby

    Eating well

    Gaining weight

    Continuing dental care

    Wearing your seat belt

    Using only approved medicines

    Getting exercise

    Bad for you and your baby


    Drinking alcohol

    Using drugs

    Drinking too much caffeine

    Getting toxoplasmosis

    Getting other infections

    Getting overheated

    Coming in contact with harmful chemicals

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