Before Baby: Preparing for Pregnancy
A healthy baby depends on a healthy you. Establishing healthy habits now allows your baby to grow in the best possible environment.
Steps for Success
We’ll check your overall health and let you know of any risk factors that may impact your chances of getting pregnant.
All harm your baby’s development.
You need a balanced diet to nourish your unborn baby.
If you are overweight, you may have medical problems such as high blood pressure and diabetes. Being underweight may put your baby at risk of having a low birth weight.
Take control of your current medical problems, such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
Take a prenatal vitamin or a multivitamin with 400 MCG of folic acid daily before conception and throughout pregnancy to reduce the risk of birth defects.