Have you decided to try to get pregnant? That is great; however, you should consider waiting a few months so that you can make a few adjustments to your lifestyle to give yourself and your new growing family the best possible chance. Read our article to learn about the vital changes that you need to make to your life before you get pregnant. You can also find out more at Mommy Authority.
Start Taking Prenatal Supplements
Most experts agree that you should start taking prenatal supplements for at least three months before you try to conceive. Most importantly, you should make sure that your supplement contains Folic Acid. When taken correctly, folic acid may help reduce the risk of spina bifida in unborn babies. You should also make sure that your supplement includes ingredients like Iodine, Iron, Vitamin D3, and Omega Fish Oil. It may also be a good idea to have your partner take a supplement to make sure that they are healthy and are able to produce good quality sperm. Supplements for men should contain a combination of the following ingredients. Ubiquinol, which helps protect sperm cells from damage, Coenzyme Q10 – to support sperm cell ‘energy’ and motility. Your partner’s supplement should also include Zinc, Selenium and Vitamin D.
Stop All Contraception
Before you actively start trying for a baby, you should stop taking your birth control. This will allow your body to return to its normal cycle. Once your periods are regular you will be able … Read More