A typical pregnancy lasts 40 weeks from the first day of your last period to the birth of your baby. Pregnancy is divided into three stages, referred to as trimesters. Below is a short video developed by National Geographic that describes the science of pregnancy. 

In this section of the website, you will find helpful information about how to plan for your baby, including prenatal classes and your pre-admit appointment at the hospital. There are also tips about how to stay healthy, including nutrition, medication safety, and what to do in case of an emergency.