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4 Must-Dos When You Are Trying to conceive


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If you are planning to get pregnant, do not miss this slideshare. In this presentation, you are going to learn 4 important things for your pregnancy preparation. They includes health management, diet, timing and supplements. In each section, we offers more tips and knowledge for you to follow. Take a look at it. We wish you the best luck.

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4 Must-Dos When You Are Trying to conceive

  1. 1. Inform Your Doctor That You Want To Get Pregnant 1
  2. 2. Ensure That You Are In Good Health Keep your body in a great condition because it will be harder to deal with diseases while you are pregnant, and some treatments may actually harm the baby.
  3. 3. Maintain A Good Diet This is important to make yourself healthy in the early stages. So eat well and take your vitamins.
  4. 4. Avoid Alcohol and Smoking • These bad habits may decrease the chances of ovulation and lower a man’s sperm count. • Studies have shown that babies born to mothers who smoke tend to be lower in birth weight. • Exposure to second-hand smoke may adversely affect the fetus.
  5. 5. 2 Time
  6. 6. Know The Time Women are more fertile when they are in their late teens to late 20s. In their 30s still have a good chance of getting pregnant.
  7. 7. 3 What To Eat While Pregnant
  8. 8. Fruit and Vegetables •Use any kind, including fresh, frozen, dried, tinned in natural juices, and pure fruit juices. •Aim for five or more portions of fruits and vegetables per day.
  9. 9. Main Part of the Meal •Bread, cereals, rice, pasta and potatoes should make up the main part of your meal. •Whole grain cereal foods such as brown rice or whole meal bread have more fiber and vitamins and are more filling.
  10. 10. Meat, Fish and Alternatives • Meat, fish and alternatives provide protein and iron. • Include some foods from this group twice a day. This includes meat, chicken, fish, eggs, nuts and beans.
  11. 11. Milk and Dairy Foods Milk and dairy foods provide an important source of calcium.
  12. 12. Others You Should Be Aware •Keep your intake of foods containing fat and sugar to a minimum. •Try not to eat foods like biscuits, puddings, cakes and chocolate every day.
  13. 13. 4 Take Vitamins While Trying To Get Pregnant
  14. 14. Increase The Levels of Folic Acid • Folic acid is found naturally in many foods and it’s added to some manufactured foods. • It’s vital for the growth and health of all the cells in the body. • It reduces the risk of the baby being affected by neural tube defects such as spina bifida or anencephaly.
  15. 15. For more TTC tips and knowledge, Check out the complete Ebook at