Doula - non-medical person who assists a woman through pregnancy and childbirth

Family Planning - long-term birth control planning

Midwife - has professional training in the care of pregnant women and delivery of babies

Nurse Practitioner - a nurse with advanced training and clinical experience

Obstetrician - a doctor who specializes in pregnancy care and the delivery of babies

Pediatrician - a doctor who specializes in the care of babies and children

Postpartum - after giving birth (can refer to the time period or a woman's condition)

Postpartum Depression - severe, long-lasting depression that begins after giving birth

Prenatal - time between becoming pregnant and when the baby is born

Trimester - one of three 3-month long sements of pregnancy

Voucher - a certificate that can be used as payment

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