Congratulations! You're Pregnant!

Pregnancy is a special time for you and your family. 

Pregnancy Care at BIDMCThere is much to learn about your changing body and your growing baby, and the things that you can do to help make your pregnancy healthy and enjoyable.

You probably have many questions, especially if this is your first pregnancy. We're here to help!

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The information below is designed to give you some basic information about the first months of pregnancy. We also invite you to read our Frequently Asked Questions packet to read information about traveling, immunizations and infectious diseases to be mindful of when you are pregnant. Talk with your provider about anything that concerns you.

All of the information in this section is designed to give you basic knowledge about the first months of your pregnancy. Please use this as a general guide, and always remember that no two patients and no two pregnancies are exactly the same. Your obstetric provider is the best source of health information that is just right for you and your baby, so talk with your provider about anything that concerns you, and ask any questions that you may have.