Access to leading research and information, advanced technology and skilled medical professionals make this one of the safest times in history to conceive, carry, deliver and raise children. There are many things you can do to help reduce risks to you and your baby too.
Working with qualified caregivers throughout your pregnancy to identify risks and address complications quickly and effectively can help ensure a smooth, safe delivery. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important too. Be sure to eat a well-balanced diet, exercise regularly, eliminate tobacco products and avoid harmful chemicals and potentially dangerous activities. Most of all, surrounding yourself with supportive caregivers, friends and family helps ensure your baby arrives in a loving, happy and safe environment.
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