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Preparing for Pregnancy

Are you considering having a baby? The Obstetrics & Gynecology experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center explain what you need to know before making that decision, plus how you can prepare both mentally and physically for the wonderful changes ahead.

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Need to Know


PREGNANCY VIDEOS
Video: Choosing an Obstetrician

How to Choose an Obstetrician
Video: Tour of BIDMC's Labor & Delivery

Tour of BIDMC's Labor & Delivery 
Video: Lifting Your Baby Without Pain

Lifting Baby Without Pain
Video: Dad in Iraq Watches Birth

Dad in Iraq Watches Birth at BIDMC

ultrasound of baby Preparing for Childbirth


High Risk Pregnancy


Your Reproductive Health


Tools For New Parents

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The Parent Connection »
Sign up for a free weekly e-letter that guides you through your pregnancy.

Baby Know How »
A blog for parents adjusting to life with a newborn.

Parenting Support »
After baby is born, BIDMC can connect you with a more experienced mom as a mentor.

Ovulation & Pregnancy Due Date calculators »
Calculate your dates!





Contact Information

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
East Campus
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-0475

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