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Food And Eating Before Pregnancy Preconception

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. ... more »
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Preconception Zinc Deficiency Disrupts Fetal Development

A diet rich in zinc is the subject of a recent study that showed how important this mineral is before pregnancy begins. ... more »
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OB-GYN Group Urges Doctors to Prescribe Weight Loss Before Conception

One subject that many obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYNs) find uncomfortable is the issue of excess weight when a patient is having difficulties conceiving. ... more »
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Study Links Dad’s Alcohol Intake to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

A new study from Korea indicates that dad’s drinking before conception may need some rethinking. ... more »
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What to Do before You Get Pregnant

Becoming a new parent is great, but it’s also great to plan for your new role as a mother. That’s why you should be aware of the many things you should consider doing in preparation for a pregnancy. ... more »
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Preconception Health for Women

Before heading out for an adventure at sea, ship captains must prepare the ship for the journey. The same can be said for pregnancy. Physical pregnancy may last 40 weeks or about nine months, but preparation for that journey starts months or years in advance. ... more »
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Preconception Health for Men

Many of the same changes women should make prior to conceiving aremirrored in suggestions for men. Taking a couple's approach topreconception health may make it easier to adopt lifestyle changes. ... more »
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Preconception No-Nos

Getting pregnant may be the easy part ' changing your life around to prepare for baby may be a little harder. There are a number of thingsyou need to avoid prior to even thinking about trying to conceive. ... more »
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Exposure Before and During Pregnancy

There are more and more studies that show that exposure before and during pregnancy can have a significant impact on fetal development and have an adverse effect on health. ... more »

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