Healthy Expectations

The first and most important step to having a healthy baby is beginning prenatal care early, as soon as you know that you are pregnant.Through our Healthy Expectations Program, health educators and nurses work with you and your doctor to provide information and answer questions about your pregnancy. A short questionnaire helps us develop an action plan that is right for you and track your progress. Free, informal classes are held throughout the Bexar County area.You will receive information about:

When you enroll in the Diabetes in Control Program, you will receive ongoing information on topics such as:

  • Doctor visits and tests
  • Your baby’s growth
  • The upcoming delivery
  • Tips for caring for yourself after delivery
  • Your newborn’s needs

If you are experiencing problems during your pregnancy, you may enroll in the Healthy Expectations Program. Nurses are available by telephone to answer your questions and give you the added support you may need at this special time.