My Pre-Pregnancy Diet: 9 Months Before Trying (Plant Based — Protein, Folate, Iron)

We're planning to create a honeymoon baby on the 5th of July, 2020, on our wedding night. At the point of writing this, there's 9 months left. A bit over a month ago I turned to a plant based diet for the purpose of well-being, and that's going fine, so I'm obviously going to stick … Continue reading My Pre-Pregnancy Diet: 9 Months Before Trying (Plant Based — Protein, Folate, Iron)

Why A Pre-Pregnancy Checkup Is Important

A prenatal checkup lets you know if you have any health conditions or nutrition deficiencies that can affect your pregnancy. These include: Iron deficiency anemiaVitamin B12 deficiency anemiaFolate deficiency anemiaDiabetesObesityHigh blood pressureAsthmaAutoimmune diseasesHIVEpilepsyMental health conditionsPolycystic ovary syndromeKidney diseaseThyroid diseaseZika infection Other things that can affect your pregnancy: Young ageHigh ageAlcohol useTobacco useDrug useLow activity levelExcessive … Continue reading Why A Pre-Pregnancy Checkup Is Important