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Preparing for pregnancy
There are a lot of things you can do while preparing for pregnancy. Reach your ideal weight. Overweight women often have more pregnancy complications. Underweight women may have a harder time getting pregnant.
Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Choose foods low in saturated fat to keep your metabolism healthy.
Begin exercising regularly, and stick with it. Exercise 30 minutes a day, at least 5 days a week. Exercising before and during pregnancy can help you feel good for the entire nine months.
See your doctor to talk about any medicine that you take regularly. If you have medical problems, get them under control. Be sure you are up to date on your immunizations. Have your immunity to rubella and chicken pox checked. Also, ask your doctor to check your iron levels. Get a thyroid test. Get your cholesterol checked. These are important while preparing for pregnancy.
Start taking prenatal vitamins while preparing for pregnancy. This not only helps get you as healthy as possible but also helps to prevent some types of birth defects.
Have a dental checkup, and have any treatments you need. Get gum disease under control.
Stop smoking and reduce stress in your life.
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