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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

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 »
After baby is born, BIDMC offers parenting support and can connect you with a more experienced mom as a mentor. Plus, sign up for free weekly e-letters that guide you through your pregnancy.

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

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

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