Getting Pregnant

What Should You Do To Prepare For Pregnancy?

Deciding to get pregnant is possibly one of the most exciting and most monumental decisions a woman can make.   Although you may not realize it, it takes a lot more to getting pregnant than you may think.  A lot of planning goes into pregnancy such as how should you take care of your body during pregnancy and what can you do to prepare?  Have you heard that you should be taking folic acid before pregnancy and special vitamin pills once you become pregnant?  Some doctors are now even recommending that you take these good prenatal multivitamins before you decide to become pregnant.  Do you know that it is best to quite smoking and drinking at least three months before becoming pregnant in order to give your body enough time to cleanse itself of all the toxins?  Also, most women are unaware for weeks that they are pregnant.  You want to be sure that you are not putting anything harmful into your body during these first crucial weeks of your baby's development.

Are you worried that even if you do succeed in getting pregnant you will be lost as to what you should do next?  Read on to get some great tips about what to do once you become pregnant. 

Don't Be Overwhelmed

It's all pretty confusing isn't it?  Everybody is telling you to do this and do that, but remember not to do this.  Getting pregnant doesn't have to be this overwhelming.  With just a little bit of reading you can learn all of the vital information about what to do when you are trying to get pregnant.  Welcome to our sub section on Getting Pregnant where you can discover everything you need to know about getting pregnant, knowing you're pregnant and how to care for yourself once you finally become pregnant.  There are many foods that can help you get pregnant and that can decrease your chances of success. Learn more about how lifestyle factors can affect your fertility and start making the changes you need to make to ensure a successful and healthy pregnancy.

Discovering That You're Pregnant

The anxious wait trying to figure out if you have succeeded in conceiving can be very stressful.  Find out how you can communicate with your body and read for signs of the pregnancy symptoms that it provides.  Learn more about tender breasts, morning sickness and constant peeing, all of which are some of the earliest signs of pregnancy. 

Also read about the best pregnancy tests on the market and find out which one can best help you put an end to the nervous uncertainty.

Now What?

If you discover that you are indeed pregnant then read about prenatal care practitioners and what you should do to take care during your pregnancy.  Also learn more about prenatal testing, prenatal health and prenatal risks so that you can plan for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.  Most importantly, enjoy this magical time and find out how best to have fun with your pregnancy. 

For more information on the best ways for getting pregnant, chat with other women in our pregnancy forum.

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hi i was just wondering if anybody has had the same symptoms as i have. my last period was on the 25th November, i ovulated on the 7 & 8th December i started light brown spotting on the 12th dec and today is the 15thdec still light spotting don\t know if this is implantation bleeding if anyone had had this problem please reply as i am going crazy don't understand...
4 years ago
Hi i was just wondering if anybody had any advice as me and my partner have been trying for over 26 months for a baby and i fell pregnant in may but sadly had a miscarriage and want to try again.
4 years ago