Thursday, December 07, 2006

Pre-Conception Care Demands More Attention

This is a great article on the topic of pre-conception care.  While many women are led to believe that they need to start taking care of themselves (and in turn the baby) as soon as they become pregnant, the truth is that it is necessary to get your health in order several months before trying to conceive.  You need to be healthy when you get pregnant, not as soon as you find out that you are pregnant.  By then, the baby has been developing for a few weeks, and can be harmed in these early weeks if the woman is not taking care of herself properly. More..

Step 1: Get healthy Step 2: Get pregnant
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 23 hours ago
... have had it drummed into them that prenatal care is the key to having a healthy baby, and that they should see a doctor as soon as they know they are pregnant. ...

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