Getting Pregnant Checklist

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Diet and Nutrition

  • Caffeine consumption has been shown to increase chances of miscarriage.
  • It'll be easier to cut out when you're pregnant.
  • Drink plenty of fresh water before, during, and after meals.
  • You'll get essential iron plus 1,000 milligrams of much-needed calcium.
  • Proteins are the building blocks of life!

Trying to Conceive

  • ;You can also buy ovulation test kits.

Supplements

Healthy Mind and Body

  • Many of these techniques help strengthen your body and improve flexibility for during and after pregnancy.
  • Stress can affect your ability to conceive, as can sleeplessness.

If you're thinking of staring a family, our Getting Pregnant Checklist will help you plan for the future. Prepare your body by improving your health, and discuss family planning options with your physician.

Tips

  • Be sure to visit your doctor first to have a full medical checkup, especially if you are over 35, have infrequent periods or  a pre-existing medical condition that may affect fertility.