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What Do You Know About Having a Healthy Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is an exciting and busy time for couples. You spend time wondering about your baby-to-be and making plenty of preparations to welcome the newest member of your family. By taking this quiz, you can learn which lifestyle behaviors are most helpful and which may be harmful to your developing child.

1. Healthy habits during which trimester are most crucial for the well-being of the developing fetus?
2. Women in their 30s and 40s can have healthy pregnancies, but are at increased risk of which condition?
3. Which of these alcoholic beverages is safe to drink occasionally in very small amounts while you're pregnant?
4. How much weight gain is normal during pregnancy?
5. Which of these exercises do doctors recommend during pregnancy?
6. How does exercise benefit a pregnant body?
7. If a pregnant woman overexerts herself during exercise, it can be bad for the fetus. In what way?
8. How does the mother's stress level affect the fetus?
9. In a recent study, researchers found that taking over-the-counter painkillers during pregnancy may increase the risk for which of these?
10. Most domestic airlines won't allow expectant mothers to fly after which week of pregnancy?
Valley Health offers women of the northern Shenandoah Valley a full range of services for obstetric and gynecological care, from non-complicated natural deliveries to high-risk pregnancy, surgical procedures and cancer care.

To learn more about women's care services at our individual hospitals, click on the links below. 

Shenandoah Memorial Hospital 

Warren Memorial Hospital
Elizabeth B. Sherman Women’s Care Center
 


Winchester Medical Center Women and Children's Services