Due to extremely hot weather, the City is implementing a Heat Health Emergency. You can find Cooling Centers, pools, spraygrounds, recreation centers, libraries with extended hours, and older adult centers on our interactive map. For help call the heatline at (215) 765-9040.
In effect: noon on Wednesday, July 17 to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 21

Pregnancy and prenatal care guides

The Department of Public Health offers guidance on staying healthy during pregnancy and planning for your baby's arrival. Eating right and looking after yourself are key steps to giving your baby a healthy start in life.

You can also find out how to get prenatal care at a City health center.

Name Description Released Format
Expecting a baby? We can help (English) pdf Information about healthcare for babies and the services that are available at the City's health centers. October 5, 2018
Expecting a baby? We can help (Spanish) pdf Information about healthcare for babies and the services that are available at the City's health centers. October 5, 2018
Having a baby? You need more iron (English) pdf Tips on how to get more iron in your diet, including a list of iron-rich foods. October 5, 2018
Having a baby? You need more iron (Spanish) pdf Tips on how to get more iron in your diet, including a list of iron-rich foods. October 5, 2018
Healthy Foods, Healthy Baby (English) pdf Information about eating healthy and dealing with common digestive problems during pregnancy. October 5, 2018
Healthy Foods, Healthy Baby (Spanish) pdf Information about eating healthy and dealing with common digestive problems during pregnancy. October 5, 2018
My Birth Plan (English) pdf A guide for preparing to have a baby, from getting ready to go to the hospital to coming home again. October 5, 2018
My Birth Plan (Spanish) pdf A guide for preparing to have a baby, from getting ready to go to the hospital to coming home again. October 5, 2018
Pregnancy and Your Teeth (English) pdf A guide to dental care during pregnancy. October 5, 2018
Pregnancy and Your Teeth (Spanish) pdf A guide to dental care during pregnancy. October 5, 2018
Preterm Labor: What you need to know (English) pdf Information about the warning signs and risks of going into labor too soon. October 5, 2018
Preterm Labor: What you need to know (Spanish) pdf Information about the warning signs and risks of going into labor too soon. October 5, 2018
Who needs folic acid? (English) pdf Information on the importance of getting enough folic acid during pregnancy and ways to add it to your diet. October 5, 2018
Who needs folic acid? (Spanish) pdf Information on the importance of getting enough folic acid during pregnancy and ways to add it to your diet. October 5, 2018

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