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Families support each other.
AHN Women supports your family.

Families come in all shapes and sizes. And new additions to a family can be an exciting but unsure time. AHN Women aims to help mothers, babies, and their support systems by giving them information and tips on how to stay healthy, happy, and educated. Caring for moms and babies in every trimester, including the 4th trimester, is #LivingProof.

Families support each other.

AHN Women supports your family.

Families come in all shapes and sizes. And new additions to a family can be an exciting but unsure time. AHN Women aims to help mothers, babies, and their support systems by giving them information and tips on how to stay healthy, happy, and educated. Because caring for moms and babies through every trimester is #LivingProof.

Know what happens to you and your baby

  MONTH 1

Mom: Mood changes; may feel anxious or worried.

Baby: Nerve cells are forming through the embryo.

Tip: Eliminate or minimize caffeine consumption. Experts say between 150 to 300 mg should be the daily maximum.

  MONTH 2

Mom: Incresed blood volume.

Baby: Heart beats with regular rhythm.

Tip: 30 minutes of moderate intensity activity each day is sufficient. Break it up into smaller increments, if necessary (e.g., 10 minutes, three times a day).

  MONTH 3

Mom: Hair and nails should grow nicely.

Baby: Fetus may start growing hair.

Tip: Avoid nail polish and hair dyes that may contain harmful chemicals such as toluene, formaldehyde, and quaternium-15.

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Alexis Joy D'Achille Center for Perinatal Mental Health

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Alexis Joy D'Achille Center for Perinatal Mental Health

The Alexis Joy D'Achille Center for Perinatal Mental Health offers a mother-baby intensive outpatient program for women during or after pregnancy. We have the best-in-class screening tools to check for perinatal mood disorders.