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You may have heard that saying, "You are what you eat." When it comes to pregnancy, you and your baby are what you eat.

Did you know?

While it is not true that you need to "eat fo two" during your pregnancy, you are providing nutrients for a developing human embryo... a tiny fetus... your baby.

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Using Drugs & Pregnant? We Can Help!


This can be a scary time - you want the best for your baby.
New Connections can help get you into treatment / recovery and into prenatal care.
If you are using opioids, it is healthier for the baby to get into an opioid replacement therapy, like methadone.  We can help.
We will support your through your pregnancy and recovery, help get the resources you need  and advocate for you.

Call 214-648-7368 for help.  Recovery can start today.

 

The best way a mom-to-be can promote the health and safety of her unborn baby is by taking care of herself.

This includes adopting a healthy lifestyle with proper nutrition and regular physical activity. It means getting medical care throughout the pregnancy and taking extra precautions when a condition such as diabetes or HIV exists. A healthy mom recognizes the harmful effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco on her unborn baby and chooses to say “no.” Also, a responsible mom looks out for her own safety, which includes getting help if she is the victim of domestic violence.

If you want to have a healthy baby, start now by being a healthy and safe mom-to-be. This section of the site gives you valuable information and tips to help you do just that.

Click on the topics below to learn more.