“The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends 30 minutes or more of moderate exercise per day on most days of the week, unless you have a medical or pregnancy complication. Discuss your plans with your MD before beginning a new exercise routine.”
“Many elements need to be considered by women, men, or couples at any given point in their lifetimes when choosing the most appropriate contraceptive method. These elements include safety, effectiveness, availability (including accessibility and affordability), and acceptability. Voluntary informed choice of contraceptive methods is an essential guiding principle, and contraceptive counseling, when applicable, might be an important contributor to the successful use of contraceptive methods.”
Approximately 6% of pregnant women and 10% of postpartum women develop anxiety. Sometimes they experience anxiety alone, and sometimes they experience it in addition to depression.
New to motherhood and looking for support during COVID-19? Join these new mom groups!
Read about considerations for COVID-19 Vaccination in Lactation from the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.
Here is good information on Your First Gynecologic Visit including answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Click here to read more from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
We appreciate ACOG’s quick response to the recent information released by the WHO.
If you are pregnant, or considering pregnancy, this joint statement from the American College of OB/GYN and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine is an objective, unbiased statement supporting access to the vaccine for pregnant women, a known high risk group for the severe outcomes of COVID-19 infection.