Definitions and abbreviations

Definitions and abbreviations for healthcare related terms.

Staying healthy when pregnant

From the time you get pregnant until you give birth everything you eat or drink, do or don’t do, affects your unborn baby. 

Staying healthy for children

In the months from birth to age two, your baby is growing, changing and learning at an amazing rate. It is important that babies and children have regular medical checkups.

Staying healthy for adults

Along with regular doctor's visits and being aware of changes in your body's health, a healthy lifestyle can help prevent many common health problems.

Other resources

Links to organizations that may have resources for you or your children, including federal, state and community websites.


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