If you are planning to get pregnant, there are many things to cosnider to ptimize your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy baby. And eating and drinking the right stuff, and not eating or drinking the wrong stuff is among the most important steps to prepare you for a healthy pregnancy You should always keep in mind that there are several steps you can take before you become pregnant to help give your baby a healthy start.

These three foodborne risks can have an effect on your baby even before conception:

  1. Methylmercury
  2. Toxoplasma
  3. Listeria

We will tell you here what can happen and what you can do to prevent these problems and improve your chances for a healthy pregnancy. 

Among the most important steps to take towards a healthy pregnancy is to take a prenatal vitamin supplement including folic acid. This should be done at least 1-2 months before the pregnancy and before conception.