Before Pregnancy

Your health before and during pregnancy (PDF) (Other languages (PDF): [Español] [Kreyòl ayisyen]) is very important—both for your long-term health and for your baby’s health. New York City has free and low cost health care and health insurance programs as well as services to help with many pregnancy-related conditions. Taking a multivitamin with folic acid can help prevent health problems in a developing baby. If you smoke or have a problem with alcohol or other drugs, there are many free services to help you.

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Family Planning Services