Patient Comments: Pregnancy Planning - Lifestyle Changes
Question:Please describe the changes you have made to your lifestyle with preparation for becoming pregnant.
A Doctor's View on Pregnancy Planning and Lifestyle Changes
Read the Comment by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Planning for a pregnancy begins prior to conception. Lifestyles changes in diet, exercise, supplements, and managing medical conditions you currently have (for example, diabetes or high blood pressure), and making sure you are up on current vaccines are important steps to take prior to becoming pregnant. Check with your doctor if you are planning to conceive to make sure you are healthy, which helps assure your baby will be healthy! Read the entire Doctor's View
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