Dr. Peyton, OB/GYN, on the importance of expecting mothers staying healthy

(Jefferson County) For women who are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant, taking care of their own health is an important step to deliver a healthy baby.

Dr. Jacob Peyton is an OB/GYN and the chair of Mercy Jefferson OB/GYN department and the president of the Mercy Jefferson medical staff.

He provides some healthy tips on what women should be doing to improve their chance of becoming pregnant.

Dr. Peyton goes over the most common health challenge he sees in women that might prevent them from becoming pregnant.

If someone wants more information on pregnancy and preparing to deliver a baby they can click here to get a free “plan for childbirth” guide.