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Health & Safety during Pregnancy

Protecting Yourself and Your Growing Baby

There are a lot of different things you can do to protect yourself and your baby, from finding out how to wear your seat belt, to planning for emergencies or disasters and avoiding harmful chemicals. If you work during pregnancy, learn ways to stay healthy and safe at work. Even some pets can be dangerous during pregnancy—find out which ones are OK and which to stay away from. Learn more about how you can help protect you and your baby from the March of Dimes.

Pregnant and Smoking?

Smoking during pregnancy can be harmful to your baby. The Michigan Tobacco Quitline can help you quit. They have created a special program just for pregnant women. Call 1-800-480-QUIT-NOW (1.800-784-8669). More resources are available if you "Want to Quit".

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