Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: 5 Tools for Pregnant Women, New Moms, and Women Who Are Considering Pregnancy

text4babyLife changes when a baby arrives. Expect a bundle of joy as well as new challenges. Whether you are pregnant, considering pregnancy, or already a new mom, here are a few tools to help keep you and your baby safe and healthy.

  • Check out Text4baby. It’s a free cellphone text messaging service for pregnant women and new moms.
  • Learn about CDC’s free mobile application (app) on alcohol and pregnancy, it has the latest information on how drinking alcohol may affect your pregnancy.
  • Take the folic acid quiz to learn how having folic acid before and during pregnancy helps prevent birth defects.
  • Visit CDC’s pregnancy and reproductive health pages for information on a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby, and a healthy you.
  • Send a CDC health-e-card to let others know about health issues that can affect pregnant women and new moms, their children, and women in general.

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Page last reviewed: January 5, 2015