Your health after pregnancy

While you're busy caring for your precious new baby, it's important to take care of yourself, too.

Healthy diet

Healthy lifestyle choices

Your mental health

  • Depression is the most common complication of pregnancy — get help handling difficult postpartum emotions. Learn about pregnancy-related depression.

  • Talk to a supportive person and express your feelings — both positive and negative.

Child development

Family planning

  • As surprising as it may seem, you can get pregnant again just two weeks after giving birth. For your health and for the health of your next baby, it’s never too early to start talking about family planning.

Provider resources