Childbirth

  • Childbirth Classes

    Massachusetts General Hospital offers a variety of classes and other educational resources to help new and expectant parents prepare for childbirth and early parenthood.

  • Rooming-in

    Our nurses, doctors and staff want your labor and delivery to be as safe as possible, and we want your family and friends to support you during this time. Our visitor policy helps us meet all of your labor and delivery needs.

  • Breastfeeding Resources

    Mass General provides support, education and resources for new mothers who choose to breastfeed.

  • Visitor Policy

    Our nurses, doctors and staff want your labor and delivery to be as safe as possible, and we want your family and friends to support you during this time. Our visitor policy helps us meet all of your labor and delivery needs.

Pregnancy

  • Zika Virus Information

    Up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the Zika virus.

  • Bleeding in Early Pregnancy

    Bleeding is common during the first three months (12 weeks) of pregnancy and may or may not be a sign of a problem.

  • Medications in Pregnancy

    For your convenience and consideration, we have listed a number of medications that with reasonable, necessary and sparing use are permitted during pregnancy.

  • Prenatal Screening Tests

    Your physician or care provider will determine which prenatal screening tests are appropriate.

  • Your Pregnancy

    Information from the March of Dimes for those thinking about getting pregnant, being pregnant and beyond.

Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Chromosomal Disorders and Testing

    Learn about birth defects caused by chromosomal disorders and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.

  • Genetic Syndromes and Testing

    Learn about birth defects caused by genetic syndromes and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.

  • Structural Defects and Testing

    Learn about birth defects caused by structural defects and tests offered by the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology used to identify them.

Peri/Menopause

  • Mind Body Program for Peri/Menopause

    Mind Body skills training for peri/menopause at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine provides individual training designed to reduce stress and enhance resiliency. Self-care strategies have been shown to relieve symptoms commonly associated with this transition.