Prenatal Care

Prenatal care is crucial to the health and development of your baby and to your own wellness.

  • Reduce risk of low birth weight of baby
  • Prevent miscarriage
  • Consult and follow up with your Provider regularly
  • Educate yourself on prenatal supplements such as prenatal vitamins, folic acid and iron
Resources: womenshealth.gov.

Postpartum Depression  

Signs and Symptoms:   

  • Withdrawal from loved ones
  • Frustration/ anger
  • Feeling guilty about motherhood
  • Worry of harming the baby
  • Crying more than usual
  • Feeling disconnected from the baby

You can be at risk for Postpartum depression if: 

  • Pre-term delivery (having baby before 37 weeks of pregnancy)
  • Personal or family history of depression
  • Problem conceiving
  • Stress
  • Lack of support system
  • Early motherhood

Aetna resources for healthy mothers: 

Aetna provides a Healthy Pregnancy program to support the physical and emotional health of pregnant women. The program includes nurse support and educational materials. 
  
Call to enroll or get more information:

Reference: www.cdc.gov
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