For information on pregnancy and breastfeeding during COVID, check out:
- Frequently asked questions - available as a PDF in 7 different languages.
- Guidance for providers working in perinatal health care settings.
Having a healthy pregnancy is important for your health, as well as the health of your baby now and in the future. Take steps during your pregnancy to make sure your baby is born at a healthy weight and on time, and that your baby’s development is off to a good start.
Your health before pregnancy
If you plan to become pregnant someday, your health before and between pregnancies is important for your baby's health too.
Your health during pregnancy
Your health during pregnancy is important for both you and your baby.
Your health after pregnancy
Learn about how to take care of yourself after you give birth.
Learn about gestational diabetes and what you can do if you've been diagnosed.
Quit smoking for baby and you
If you're pregnant, quit smoking. If you need help quitting, call the QuitLine or your doctor.
Find out if you're at risk, signs and symptoms, printable resources
Newborn screening is a set of tests that check newborn babies for a variety of conditions.
A health education and counseling program provided by specially trained nurse home visitors to first-time, low-income women beginning in pregnancy and up to the child's second birthday
A program for pregnant women with Colorado Medicaid focused on improving birth outcomes through individual education, counseling and coordination of care
A substance-use treatment program for pregnant women with Colorado Medicaid
Women, Infants and Children Program (WIC)
A nutrition and supplemental food program for pregnant and breastfeeding women, and their children up to age 5