Being a mother is an exciting time. But there are some things you should know as you enter this wonderful new phase of your life.

Healthy Body

Taking good care of your health can help you adjust to life post-pregnancy. And it can help you look and feel your best. Here are a few things you can do to get your body in great shape.

Healthy Environment

The items in your home and the people you live with play a big role in your health.

Healthy Mind

To keep your emotional and mental health from hurting your physical health, you must reduce stress. If you don’t take care of you, you can’t take care of anyone else. Stress is hard on your physical health. It can cause higher blood pressure, weight gain and skin conditions. Figuring out what helps you reduce stress now will pay off later.

Reproductive Life Plan

Identify your goals for the future. Discuss with your partner and see how children fit into those plans. With the Reproductive Life Plan, you and your partner will develop a plan for the future based on your hopes and dreams of today. You can download it here.

Get dad involved with Maps for Dads, a guide to taking care of your new baby. It’ll provide him with information, tips and other helpful ideas. Download it here.

Learn how to keep you and your baby safe and healthy by downloading the Information for Parents of Newborns. This guide offers helpful information and resources that are great for moms and dads of newborns.