Pre-Pregnancy Health

Before conceiving, you can increase your chances of having a smooth pregnancy and a healthy baby. Eat a good pre-conception diet, be sure to exercise, and follow some important pre-pregnancy dos and don'ts.Also be sure to check out our section on general health.

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Is High Cholesterol During Pregnancy Normal?

Increased cholesterol during pregnancy is essential, but if it's compounded with high levels before conception, it could lead to hypertension and risks.
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IBD During Pregnancy: What to Know When Planning for a Family

Pregnancy can sound scary when you have a chronic health condition like Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Here's what to know to ease your mind.
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5 Ways to Naturally Increase Progesterone for a Healthier Pregnancy

Having high levels of progesterone is key for a healthy pregnancy. Here are some natural ways to make sure you have the right hormonal balance.
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How Long Does It Take to Get Pregnant? Well, That Depends

No two people are the same, but we can tell you how factors such as age, birth control, weight, substance abuse, medication, and stress may prolong your ability to conceive. With some help from an OBGYN, we may be able to pinpoint a TTC timeline for you.
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The Best Prenatal Vitamin Options for Moms

From prenatal chocolates and yummy gummies to multivitamins customized for each trimester, you've never had more prenatal vitamin options. We're here to help you find the best one.
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More Pre-Pregnancy Health

20 Things All Couples Should Do Before Getting Pregnant

So you're thinking about trying to get pregnant? Congrats! Here's what to do now to get healthy, have fun, and feel prepared to start trying to conceive.
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Fitness Dos & Don'ts for Getting Pregnant

You may have heard that too much—or too little—exercise while you're trying to get pregnant can make it harder to conceive. Here, we separate the myths from the facts on fitness and fertility.
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Getting The Flu Shot While Pregnant: Everything You Need To Know

OB/GYN-approved, getting the flu shot while pregnant is safe and even has added benefits for your developing baby. Still have questions? We have expert answers.