A healthy pregnancy and childbirth are a great start to a new life for both mother and child. From planning a baby to caring for a newborn and the new mom, Unity has programs to help.

 

Pregnancy Planning

If you’re planning to get pregnant, be sure to –

  • Get a check-up – before you get pregnant, see your doctor or nurse to make sure you are healthy
  • Take Vitamin B – (folic acid) helps prevent birth defects. Begin taking a multivitamin with 400 micrograms of folic acid every day
  • Be tobacco free – we have resources to help you be free of tobacco
  • Be alcohol free – choose from many classes and programs to help you stop using alcohol

 

During Pregnancy

  • 9 Months & More – Getting ready for a new baby can be overwhelming. Unity can help with support, tips and rewards
  • Text4Baby – All Unity women who are pregnant or recently had a baby can sign up for text4baby. You’ll get free weekly text messages to help you with your pregnancy and your baby's first year

After Baby

  • Postpartum Care – Have you had your postpartum check-up?  Learn more about why postpartum check-ups are important and how you can receive a $15 gift card
  • Postpartum Depression – This is a serious problem that can affect some new mothers.  Learn about symptoms, get information, and find out how you can get help
  • Maternal and Child Health Hotline – This Wisconsin hotline helps women find services and help. You can call the hotline before, during, and after pregnancy. It also provides support for children including children with special health care needs

For more pregnancy resources, visit your Personal Wellness Portal.MyChart link

 

Questions?

Get in touch with Unity Customer Service by sending a message.MyChart link