How can I find support during pregnancy?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Support during pregnancy can come froma variety of sources. Family, both the partner and extended family such as parents, sibling and aunts are frequent sources of support.  There are also community based resources such as maternal-child services through the health department, church groups and non-profit organizations.  In todays world of social networking there are a growing number of online blogs and support group that can bring people together to provide support and education.

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