Healthy pregnancy check-list before you get pregnant

There are lot of things to do before you get pregnant in order to ensure a healthy pregnancy.Also, planning all things well before you get pregnant is the best thing you gift to yourself and to your baby .Some things such as checking weight, visiting the dentist,renovating the home should be taken good care of when you are expecting a baby.

Given below is the healthy pregnancy list that will make you alert about the importatnt things that should  be already  done before the baby check-in your world.

1)Renovation- If you want to make some changes in your house then complete them before you start preparing for the baby.Do all the necessary painting,furniture polishing, and cleaning , as the harsh cleaners and pesticides are linked to birth defects.They are harmful for the health of your baby.

2)Visit your dentist- Other thing to consider for pre-pregnancy to do list is to visit your dentist.Because there are some periodontal disease which could increase your future pregnancy risks.

3)Intake of folic acid- Increase the consumption of folic acid as it provides a protective layer to your pregnancy and also reduces the risk of birth defects.Lack of folic acid can cause birth defects such as spina bifida.Therefore it is highly advisable that you include lot of spinach,leafy green vegetables and cereals in your daily diet.

4)Take a review of your medicines- Some prescribed drugs/medicines are harmful for the baby during pregnancy.It is important that you consult your doctor and tell him/her about all the medicines your are used of taking, ask him/her what you should avoid, replace or continue.

5)Check your weight- Check your weight before you get pregnant, because overweight can cause increase future pregnancy complications.Also being underweight can effect ovulation.Overweight could increase the risk of high blood pressure and diabetes.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”

 

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