Pregnancy and Parenting
Expecting a Baby?
Understand how important having a healthy baby is to you, so UT SELECT plan offers the Special Beginning programs.
Get help and support
Special Beginnings is designed to help you better understand and manage your pregnancy. Specially trained obstetrical nurses will contact you regularly with pregnancy-related educational materials covering:
- Prenatal and postpartum nutrition
- Healthy life choices
- Fetal development
- Newborn care
Whether this is your first baby or you have other children, Special Beginnings is a wonderful source of information and support during your pregnancy.
Enroll in Special Beginnings and Receive a $50 Reward Card from Target. Call 1-800-462-3275 to enroll during your first trimester. UT SELECT is offering a $50 reward card from Target for women who enroll in and complete the Special Beginnings Program.
Parents and Kids Health
To children, the world is a large place full of excitement, thrills, opportunities, and questions. As parents, we want our children to be healthy from their head to their toes. Kidshealth.org is a website for parents and kids with information on tips for staying healthy, growing up, dealing with feelings, and articles featuring interactive activities.
Employee Assistance Program
The UT Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a benefit of your University of Texas employment, which provides confidential, professional assistance to help you resolve problems that affect your personal life or job performance. It is designed to allow you to seek help when you need it, at no charge. The EAP can help with stress, depression, alcohol or drug problems, financial issues, interpersonal problems and much more. It also offers other services such as seminars, training and resource referrals.
Visit the UT System EAP main page for a directory of all institutions' EAP (http://www.livingwell.utsystem.edu/eap.htm).