4 steps to becoming baby fit
Bye-bye bad habitsOnce you’re pregnant, you’ll provide your baby with everything it needs to develop. So if you’re ready to have a baby, you’re ready to kiss your bad habits goodbye and get baby fit. Put some willpower into it: you and your future child will benefit. Start preparing for pregnancy with these four steps.
- It’s recommended to stop drinking alcohol. Even a glass may have consequences for your baby and the ability to get pregnant.
- Stop smoking. Your doctor can advise you about patches and other nicotine substitutes.
- Exercise regularly.
- Eat a balanced diet – especially one rich in folate to reduce the risk of neural tube defects in your baby.
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