Growing a Healthy Baby

Growing a Healthy Baby provides information on ways to promote the healthy development of your child.
  • Extra attention to good nutrition is essential for your health and your baby’s development.
  • Protect your baby from the dangerous effects of drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes.
  • It is important to stay active while pregnant but remember you will also need more sleep. Balance your days with rest and exercise.  
  • Stress management and emotional health contribute to a healthy pregnancy.
  • Be aware of how your own situation, health concerns, and risks can affect your pregnancy.
  • Looking ahead - check out our section on baby care.