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What should I be doing while I am preparing to get pregnant?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Find a mentor mom
Eat healthy, avoid tobacco, take a good prenatal vit, get an early OB check up, exercise regularly, .

In brief: Find a mentor mom
Eat healthy, avoid tobacco, take a good prenatal vit, get an early OB check up, exercise regularly, .
Dr. Ray Tidman
Dr. Ray Tidman
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Avoid all alcohol and drugs, as well
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Pre-pregnancy
Eat a healthy diet, low in bad fats, rich in brightly colored fruits & veggies, leafy greens, lean meat, calcium-rich foods like dairy/yogurt /cheese; drink plenty of fluids; exercise regularly to maintain muscle tone & general health; take prenatal vitamins to assure an adequate intake of Folic Acid to prevent certain deformities resulting from folate (folic acid) deficiency.

In brief: Pre-pregnancy
Eat a healthy diet, low in bad fats, rich in brightly colored fruits & veggies, leafy greens, lean meat, calcium-rich foods like dairy/yogurt /cheese; drink plenty of fluids; exercise regularly to maintain muscle tone & general health; take prenatal vitamins to assure an adequate intake of Folic Acid to prevent certain deformities resulting from folate (folic acid) deficiency.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Seema Patel
Also if you drink, smoke, use drugs you should stop before trying to become pregnant
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Absolutely agree, Dr. Patel. Thanks for the comment
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Getting ready
Check out the book "what to expect when you are expecting.".

In brief: Getting ready
Check out the book "what to expect when you are expecting.".
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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