Friends and Family


Friends and family play a powerful role in supporting the parents-to-be.

friends-familyIf you’re giving information that reinforces what the parents learned at the doctor’s office, they will be more likely to follow through on the recommendations.

Likewise, if what you tell parents is not what the doctor’s office said, parents-to-be may feel conflicted about who to trust. Make sure you have the most current information so the parents-to-be in your life have the best resources and feel supported.


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Last updated March 27, 2019