Resources for Your Pregnancy

Group Health Services and Classes

Maternity Services: We offer a wide range of providers and services for your prenatal care.

Family Beginnings Birthing Center: You may choose to deliver your baby at Family Beginnings, our birthing center located on our Capitol Hill campus in Seattle.

Prenatal and Baby Care Classes: These classes are offered in the Seattle area. Topics cover pregnancy, labor, and delivery.

Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Clinic: Our teen pregnancy clinic provides prenatal care, help with labor and delivery, and postpartum care. Well-child care up to age 2 also is available.

Articles and Interactive Tools

How to Have a Healthy Pregnancy: This article offers the basics to get you started and keep you healthy during pregnancy.

What Is Your Due Date?: Use this interactive tool to calculate your approximate delivery date.

From Embryo to Baby in 9 Months : This interactive tool shows how your baby is developing during various stages of pregnancy.

Community Support

Text4baby: Receive text messages from the educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. After you register, you'll receive weekly messages by cell phone to help you through pregnancy and your baby's first year.

Great Starts Birth and Family Education Program: The birth and family education classes are for expectant parents and their families. Classes are in Seattle and other Puget Sound locations.

Speak Up When You're Down: This state-funded group offers information and support for women experiencing postpartum depression. Spanish-language information is available.

Other Websites

Women's Health: Information about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and many other women’s health topics. Spanish-language information is available.

Consumer Products Safety Commission: Provides information about safety and product recalls on child equipment such as car seats, cribs, and strollers.

The Safety Restraint Coalition: Information about infant and child car seats. Includes instructions for proper fit and installation of car seats.

WithinReach: Connects families to community resources for help with health insurance, food benefits, family planning services, housing, and other social and health programs.

Breastfeeding Coalition of Washington: A program of WithinReach, this resource provides information on breastfeeding topics including how to get started, storing breast milk, and returning to work while breastfeeding.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: Provides information, resources, and safety plan guidelines. Interpreter services available. Visit the site for more information or call 1-800-799-7233.


Clinical review by Jane Dimer, MD
Group Health
Reviewed 03/01/2014