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Is Your Body Ready for Conception?

December 5, 2014

Long before your body is ready to conceive, you can start working to improve your chances of getting pregnant. Much of what you’ll want to do is instate healthy living habits, as a healthy body will most easily accept fertilization. Read on for some specific tips.

 

Healthy Preparations

  • Kill any bad habits you have. Don’t eat breakfast? Start the day with something nutritious, like yogurt and granola or bananas and oatmeal. Always eating a sugary, late-night snack? Drink a glass of water instead and cut back on the sugar.

  • Watch what you drink. Whether it’s regular or large amounts of alcohol or a whole lot of coffee every day, cut back on both. Stick with about two cups of coffee per day max, and only a drink or two a week.

  • Get vaccinated. Visit your doctor and make sure your immunizations are up to date, to prevent birth defects that can develop with several major diseases during pregnancy.

  • Make sure you’re a healthy weight. Those who are under or overweight often have a harder time trying to conceive. Make exercise a part of your daily routine, and try to make changes in what you eat to slim down or add pounds if you need to.

  • No smoking. Talk to your healthcare provider if you need help to quit smoking, because it can harm the baby if you smoke while pregnant.

  • Visit the dentist. Gum disease can cause health problems for both you and your baby, so making sure you’re aware and treating it will help you both stay healthy.

  • Start taking prenatal vitamins. They’ll get your body on track with balanced nutrition, helping your body be ready for conception.
     

These are just a few of the many ways you can prepare your body to have a baby. For more ideas or help, give us a call at 717-747-3099 or click here schedule an appointment. 

 

Sincerely,

Dr. Melanie Ochalski 

  

P.S. Wondering how your hormones come into play if you’re healthy? Learn more on our hormone treatment page.

 

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