Pregnancy Week by Week

The Mayo Clinic website offers excellent information about pregnancy in basic content and options for more in depth information for those that are interested in learning more. The site offers multimedia information in images, videos, and slide shows.

Mayo Clinic Guide to a Health Pregnancy can be found at


Text4baby is a free information service that delivers three cell phone text messages per week through pregnancy and baby’s first year.  The messages include information about pregnancy, your developing baby, hotlines, and health alerts.

SD Department of Health Infant Mortality Task Force

Information about the governor’s Task Force on Infant Mortality and their efforts to reduce infant mortality in South Dakota.


The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)is a surveillance project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health departments. PRAMS collects state-specific, population-based data on maternal attitudes and experiences before, during, and shortly after pregnancy.