Family Centered Perinatal Care (FCPC) Important Resources
Congratulations on your pregnancy! Here, you will find some helpful resources, including websites for classes and other pregnancy and postpartum information to help you navigate your pregnancy and postpartum experience.
If you have questions, please reach out to your care team through MyUNCChart or by phone. Please allow 2-5 business days for a response to a MyUNCChart message. Do not send urgent requests through MyUNCChart.
All the best,
UNC Family Medicine Family Centered Perinatal Care (FCPC) Team
For scheduling, please call the clinic where you receive care.
- Family Medicine Center Main: (984) 974-0210
- Family Medicine Carraway Village: (984) 215-6550
- Family Medicine Durham: (984) 215-4780
Ready Set Baby:
This educational resource is intended for all pregnant individuals and their family members who will be caring for them and their newborns. It is designed to provide prenatal breastfeeding education for the U.S. context. Patient booklet is available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Burmese, Chinese, French, Nepalese, Russian, Ukrainian, and Uzbek.
Ready, Set, Baby
Paquete en Español
UNC Classes and UNC Hospital Virtual Tour:
Women’s Health Education Center | UNC Medical Center
Breastfeeding class on Zoom:
Ready Set Baby Live Online Classes – UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
A free Text4baby app that makes it even easier for you to get health and safety information, as well as appointment reminders!
New Mom Health – 4th Trimester Project:
This website is designed to provide the latest medical evidence and offer real, honest stories to inform postpartum planning.
4th Trimester Project (newmomhealth.com) or Proyecto 4th Trimestre (saludmadre.com)
Nutrition in pregnancy:
Pregnancy | MyPlate
Genetic screening in pregnancy:
- Prenatal Screening Options: Choosing the Right Option for You
5 minute video to explain prenatal screening options and how to choose what is right for you
- Carrier screening options at UNC
- Prenatal Screening Options: cfDNA (cell free DNA) (Also called Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening or “NIPS”)
- UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health YouTube Channel
- Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests | ACOG
Frequently Asked Questions about Prenatal Genetic Screening Tests
Covid Vaccine in Pregnancy: Video created by UNC MFM division
Pregnant in a Pandemic: Conversations on COVID-19 on Vimeo
Questions about safety of medications during pregnancy
Having questions about safety of medications during pregnancy is normal. One trusted website for a quick answer is LactMed (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK501922/, search “Lactmed” on your search engine). You can also reach out to your provider if you have questions about any medications during pregnancy. Please inform your provider if you make any decisions to stop medications during pregnancy.
Centers for Disease Control: Pregnancy:
Pregnancy | CDC