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  • Folic Acid and Pregnancy for Parents

    One of the most important things you can do to help prevent serious birth defects in your baby is to get enough folic acid every day - especially before conception and during early pregnancy.

  • Staying Healthy During Pregnancy for Parents

    During your pregnancy, you'll probably get advice from everyone. But staying healthy depends on you - read about the many ways to keep you and your baby as healthy as possible.

  • What Is Prenatal Care Before Pregnancy? for Parents

    What should women who are planning a pregnancy do before they conceive? Find out here.

  • Pregnancy - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Learn all about your pregnancy

  • Why Are Babies Born Early? for Parents

    Many things can cause a baby to be born early or with health problems. Some of these things can be controlled, but others can’t. Find out what you can do to have a healthy pregnancy.

  • Taking Care of Your Body - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Taking care of yourself is an important part of having a healthy pregnancy.

  • Spina Bifida for Parents

    Spina bifida is a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings. It's usually detected before a baby is born and treated right away.

  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding? Nutrients You Need for Parents

    Learn which nutrients you need while pregnant or breastfeeding, and easy ways to add them to your diet.

  • Medical Care During Pregnancy for Parents

    The sooner in pregnancy good care begins, the better for the health of both moms and their babies. Here's what to expect.

  • Week 3 for Parents

    During this week, the rapidly dividing fertilized egg will implant itself in the uterus, at the site that eventually will become the placenta.