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Planning a pregnancy can be exciting and, if it’s your first, a little bit scary.  

Here’s an assortment of expert advice on some of the issues you may be considering.

 

 

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Alcohol and Pregnancy

Alcohol and Pregnancy

September 9, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking when you’re pregnant can be harmful to your baby, so it’s safest to stop drinking before you conceive.
Healthy Eating When Planning a Pregnancy

Healthy Eating When Planning a Pregnancy

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Eating well is one of the most important things you can do right now to help ensure a healthy pregnancy - and a healthy baby.
Vitamins and Minerals For Pregnancy Planning

Vitamins and Minerals For Pregnancy Planning

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

A well-balanced diet is always important but certain vitamins and minerals are vital for a healthy pregnancy.
Physical Activity When Planning a Pregnancy

Physical Activity When Planning a Pregnancy

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Daily physical activity is incredibly beneficial for women’s health, especially when planning for a healthy pregnancy.
Health Care for Pregnancy Planning

Health Care for Pregnancy Planning

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you have decided to get pregnant, visit your health care provider for a pre-pregnancy or "preconception" visit.
Smoking When Planning a Pregnancy

Smoking When You're Planning a Pregnancy

August 1, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Quitting smoking isn't easy. But if you’re planning a pregnancy, it’s one of the most important things you and your partner can do for your baby's health - and your own.
Healthy Weight When Planning a Pregnancy

Healthy Weight When Planning a Pregnancy

August 1, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Being at a healthy weight can help you conceive, have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

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