Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond

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Allina Health dedicates Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond to the families who honor us by sharing their beginnings.

We look forward to supporting and helping you through your pregnancy, the birth of your child and parenthood.

Welcome to pregnancy!

Video series

Mother baby care

A wide variety of videos on topics ranging from labor and delivery to newborn and postpartum care can be found on our Allina Health mother baby care video page.

Giving birth: Managing pain


Breastfeeding your baby is available in English, Arabic, Hmong, Russian, Somali and Spanish.

Due date calculator

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, seventh edition, ob-ah-90026
First Published: 10/04/2002
Last Reviewed: 12/02/2015

Allina Health Pregnancy Care

Learn about pregnancy care and birthing centers available through Allina Health.

Free mobile app

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Beginnings: Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond is available as a mobile app for the:

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Apple iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch®

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Android smartphone and tablet

The enhanced, free app features content from the book and the ability to:

  • read weekly information on the progress of you and baby
  • use an interactive to-do list
  • learn more through weekly tips
  • explore pregnancy-related topics
Postpartum depression: More than the baby blues - teaser

Audio CDs

Guided imagery for pregnancy and birth

Guided Imagery for Pregnancy & Birth

The tracks on the Guided Imagery for pregnancy and birth album will assist you with relaxation, pain control, healing and breastfeeding. Download on CD Baby today!