Embracing Life Online

Welcome to the supplementary content for our printed Embracing Life booklet

Embracing Life is a helpful guide book produced by South Country Health Alliance for health plan members who are pregnant. Our guide contains a calendar, helpful tips and resources for new mom’s both during and after their pregnancy.

The content of these pages is only part of what we have to offer – if you don’t have a guide book, call Member Services to request one or download it from the Resource box on the right.

Caffeine and Substance Use Pre & Post Pregnancy

Learn what is important to avoid for your baby's health.


Vaccinations help protect you and your baby from serious illness. Here’s what you need to know.

Dental Care

Dental care is even more important when you are pregnant. Find out how you and baby can both benefit.

Childproofing, First Aid and Safety

Childproofing keeps your baby safe from dangers in your home. Look here for tips, first aid and safety help.

Feeding Your Baby

Feeding your baby is best. Look here for more information.

More Resources & Numbers

There are many resources available for new moms. Look here for them.

Pregnancy and childbirth classes are a covered benefit for South Country members who are expecting. The individual participating in the class must be enrolled with South Country at the time of class registration.

Sign up for the class and show your South Country member ID at the time of registration. Coverage includes a wide range of childbirth education as well as infant CPR and first aid for childhood emergencies classes.

South Country also covers Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) classes. Go to the Wellness Programs page for further detail.

Last Updated on 05/22/2023 by Chris Gartner

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