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You’re pregnant, congratulations! Now what?

Here are a few things you can start doing right away.

Make an appointment for prenatal care

One of the best things you can do for the health of you and your baby is to start getting prenatal care. Prenatal care is the care you get when you are pregnant; it is the foundation for a healthy pregnancy and a safe delivery. Pregnancy complications can happen even if you are healthy. The best way to avoid complications and deliver a healthy baby is by starting prenatal care early in your pregnancy.

New patients are always welcome at Vecino Health Centers. Call 713-897-8933.

Make an appointment today

Don’t wait! The best way to have a healthy pregnancy is to start prenatal care early.

New patients are always welcome.

Fine-tune your eating habits during pregnancy

Eating a healthy diet during pregnancy is important to your baby’s growth and development. In order to get the nutrients you both need, you must eat from a variety of food groups, including fruits and vegetables, bread and grains, protein sources, and dairy products.

Start taking prenatal vitamins

Although the main source of vitamins and nutrients needed during pregnancy should come from your food, a daily prenatal vitamin can help fill the gaps.

Watch more healthy pregnancy tips from the CDC.

Comprehensive maternity care at Vecino Health Centers

A team of providers dedicated to the health of you and your baby is ready to welcome you at Vecino Health Centers. Comprehensive maternity care — from conception to birth and postnatal, including onsite ultrasounds — is available at our Denver Harbor and Airline locations.

Unemployed or uninsured?

Don’t worry. Vecino Health Centers offers financial assistance so everyone in your family can get the checkups and other care they need. You may even qualify for other benefits, we’ll help you understand your options.

Just ask about our Get Care program