We have all heard that it takes a village to raise a child, right? What about growing a baby? That can take a village too! Pregnancy can be a beautiful and exciting time, but it can also be downright hard - from nausea and vomiting, to anxiety and the mental stress of processing a profound life-challenging event, to navigating loss or challenges along the way, or dealing with aches, pains, and fatigues. This mini blog series will serve to explain and highlight the roles of key professionals across disciplines who are experts in supporting the needs of pregnant people. Part 1 dives into the primary healthcare team of physicians and midwives, and Part 2 will cover additional healthcare and supporting professionals.