As a pregnant woman, one needs to go for regular prenatal care. Such medical checkups and the necessary screening tests assist in keeping both the mother and the child safe and healthy. Prenatal care would also include counseling and education regarding the manner in which the mother should handle several pregnancy aspects. During such visits, the care giver would put on board several issues such as physical activity, healthy eating, the kind of screening test the mother may need to undergo and what the mother should expect during labor and delivery. There has been evidence that pregnant women who regularly go for prenatal checkups end up with a healthier pregnancies and babies.