Health Info

panoramic closeup image of the front glass, offices, and entry to the Student Health Center

 

Women's Health - Prenatal

 

 

Preconception/Prenatal Information

Centers for Disease Control

March of Dimes

Reproductive Health and the Environment

To help ensure a healthy pregnancy, arrange prenatal care with an OB provider. First appointments are usually scheduled at 8 – 10 weeks after your last menstrual period. Contact the provider of your choice when pregnancy is confirmed.

Local Physicians

Mount Nittany Physician’s Group
Dept. of OB/GYN
1850 East Park Avenue
Suite 301
State College, PA 16803
814-237-3470

Geisinger Medical Group
Grayswoods
132 Abigail Lane
Port Matilda, PA 16870
814-234-5021

Robert E. Szabo, MD
251 Easterly Parkway
State College, PA 16801
814-272-5511

To find a participating provider with Aetna, visit their website.

Danger Signs of Pregnancy Complications

While most pregnancies are uncomplicated be aware of the following and respond accordingly.

Possible Ectopic (Tubal) Pregnancy

These symptoms may occur near the sixth week of pregnancy:

Possible Miscarriage

Contact your health care provider immediately or go to a hospital emergency room if you develop any of these danger signs of pregnancy complications.

Additional Local Services

Nutrition

University Health Services
201 Student Health Center
University Park, PA 16802
814-863-0461

Clinic offers appointments to review individual concerns and help in developing diet plans.

WIC

A federally funded food supplement and information program for Women, Infants and Children
814-234-8621

Childbirth Education Association

An organization promoting education on choices in childbirth and parenting

Call them at: 814-237-4232 or visit their website.

La Leche League

An international organization that promotes breast feeding

Email La Leche League

Child Development & Family Council of Centre County

Provides child care for infants through school age children.
814-238-5480

Student Parent Child Care Subsidy Program

PSU’s Office of Human Resources offers a child subsidy program for qualifying low-income undergraduate student parents enrolled in a degreed program at all 24-PSU locations. Funding for graduate student families is available at the University Park campus location.
Visit their website.

back to top

Student Health Center | 814.865.6556 | Contact University Health Services