A 26-year-old female asked:
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im going to start trying to conceive a baby soon, but i am 160 lbs and 56 with a bmi of 25.8-26. i want to get to 150 to be a little healthier weight /better bmi for pregnancy. is it safe to diet and workout while trying to conceive?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, that is ok.: Do things in moderation and take prenatal vitamins since you desire to conceive.
Answered on Jun 7, 2020
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decrease carbs: Carbohydrates, may be decreasing the number of ovulations, longer cycles. decrease, bread, pasta, rice potatoes and sugar. increase moderate levels of exercise. If excessive levels of exercise this can impede ovulations. talk to your doctor about further testing and treatments.
Answered on Jun 7, 2020

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