Pregnancy refers to the period of time that a woman carries a fertilized egg from conception to birth. There are many different complications that can arise during pregnancy, such as gestational diabetes, and conditions that may occur as a result, like postpartum depression. Maternal health, which encompasses these conditions, refers to the health of a woman during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.
- Preventing Birth Defects Consumer Fact Sheet
- Musculoskeletal Health during Pregnancy Section in The Savvy Woman Patient
- Big 3 for Baby and Me