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Trying to Conceive?

A healthy pregnancy begins before you are pregnant. The healthier you are, the better chance you have of your baby being born healthy. Please browse this page for facts, tips, health alerts, and more.

Getting Ready for Pregnancy Checklist

  • Set up a pre-pregnancy check-up to make sure you're healthy and ready for pregnancy.

  • Start taking a prenatal vitamin with 400 micrograms of folic acid.

  • Make sure you are at a healthy weight, eating healthy, and staying active.

  • Don't drink, smoke, or take or abuse street or prescription drugs.

Click here for more information on pre-pregnancy health.

Click here for a list of OBGYNs in Monroe County.

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