How To Prepare Your Body And Mind For Pregnancy?Dr Halil ibrahim Tekin
As soon as you decide that your ready to become a mother that means your halfway there. But is that enough? Wish it was that easy. Preparing your body for the new changes to come can boost your chances to conceive and make you a healthier baby holder.
The first step is to consult your nurse or doctor for the best advice. Make sure you notify them about current or previous illnesses like, epilepsy, asthma or diabetes. They will suggest the most appropriate diet program and prescribe you the most suitable vitamins. Assuming which medication you need from the pharmacy is a mistake.
If there’s a family history of downs syndrome, thalassemia, cystic fibrosis, high blood pressure or sickle cell anemia notify your consultant. Previous miscarriages and eptopic pregnancy should also be told. Be sure to take a blood test to identify your iron levels.
Taking 400mg of folic acid a day will help you on your way and prevent defects like spina bifida. Continuing the folic acid and adding vitamin D to your first trimester will help baby’s nervous system develop.
Addictions like drinking, smoking or drug use should be told. Receiving help to give up is a must.