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Pre-Pregnancy Checklist

Pre-Pregnancy ChecklistYou’ve decided you want to start a family, what’s next?! There are simple steps you can take now to give yourself a head-start for a healthy pregnancy. Getting pregnant isn’t always easy, but there are few things you can do to give your body and your pregnancy planning a boost!

Our team of doctors at Moreland OB-GYN compiled the ultimate pre-pregnancy checklist below to help you get started on your path to a successful, healthy pregnancy.

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Make A (Preliminary) Pregnancy Plan

  • Read up on conception and ovulation basics
  • Figure out when you’re ovulating
  • Evaluate your health insurance and plan a baby budget
  • Get Excited!!

If you are looking for more specific information about conception, check out our blog 3 Natural Fertility Options to Help You Get Pregnant.

Take Care Of Yourself Before You Get Pregnant

  • Visit the dentist
  • Review current medications
  • Get immunized
  • Quit smoking and heavy drinking
  • Reduce caffeine intake

For more in depth explanations take a look through our Prenatal Care Guide and our Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Caffeine, and Other Hazards article.

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Fuel Your Body For Pregnancy

  • Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid
  • Stock up on healthy foods and eat a balanced diet  
  • Start exercising or reduce extreme exercising
  • Decrease your stress
  • Get plenty of sleep

For more resources on this subject check out our iron rich food guide and What You Need to Know About Fish and Pregnancy.

Find the Right Obstetrician

  • Review potential doctor profiles
  • Schedule a preconception checkup
  • Make a list of preconception checkup questions
  • Talk to your doctor about genetic testing

Not sure what to look for in an obstetrician? Take a look at 5 Key Qualities the Best Obstetricians Share.

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Preparing for baby can be a lot to handle, but with the right help and resources you can stay informed and put your mind at ease. Still have a lot of questions? Download your free pregnancy planning kit now to get your questions answered and your pregnancy planning on track.

At Moreland OB-GYN, we specialize in women’s health care and prioritizing the needs of our patients. We hope you’ll connect with us to help answer your questions and we hope you’ll turn to our experts as a trusted resource for information.

Looking for more helpful information? Download your pregnancy planning kit, now by clicking the image below.

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