Pregnancy Resources

Please visit this site for an extensive list of pregnancy related guidelines:

General pregnancy guidelines

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (

American College of Nurse-Midwives (

American Academy of Pediatrics (

Centers for Disease Control (

Web MD (


La Leche League International ( (

Smoking Cessation

Smoking in Pregnancy -

1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669). The quit line provides special resources for pregnant women.

Exercise during Pregnancy -

Childbirth Education

PVH classes and tours -

Foothills -

Food Safety

Listeria –


Nutrition -

Weight gain in Pregnancy -

Weight Gain Calculator -

Traveling during Pregnancy -

Prenatal Screening -

Invitae -

Carrier Screening -

COVID-19 -

Additional Resources:


Postpartum Depression -

Safe Medications in Pregnancy:

  • Headache of flu-like symptoms: TYLENOL ONLY (NO aspirin containing products, ibuprofen or excedrine, etc), Magnesium Oxide (900mg), Benedryl
  • Cold, Allergy, or Sinus Congestion: Tylenol Sinus, Sudafed (from behind the pharmacy counter), Benedryl (especially to help with sleep), Claritin, Zyrtec
  • Cough: Robitussin (plain), Cough Syrup or Cepacol Throat Lozenges
  • Diarrhea: Metamucil, Citracel, or Immodium
  • Constipation: Metamucil, Citracel, Colace, magnesium oxide (400-500mg), and increase fluids
  • Heartburn: Rolaids, Tums, Maalox, Gavison, or Mylanta
  • Sleep Disturbance: Unisom, Benedryl, or Natural Calm
  • Nausea: Unisom & B6 (25mg 3 times per day)