(Closed) How did you prepare for pregnancy?

posted 7 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I would start on at least a multivitamin before you start trying.  Most people don’t get enough folic acid and that’s so important in the first part of the pregnancy (when you might not know you are pregnant).

Post # 4
1046 posts
Bumble bee

Definitely agree with MissAsB… folic acid is key. it will way lower the risks for birth defects. My doctor recommended that I start folic acid 3 months before TTC.

Post # 5
2562 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I will also chime in and recommend you start prenatal vitamins prior to TTC (my doctor actually recommends 2 years prior to TTC if possible!)

Post # 7
261 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

My doctor also said just to make sure I’m taking a multivitamin.  Besides that I plan on getting more fit.  Duirng the wedding planning stress I really neglected my gym routine.  I want to start exercising again and get stronger so I know my body can handle the pregnancy.  I tend to get back pain pretty frequently and I know it gets worse with pregnancy so I want to get my core stronger so I can handle the extra weight and changes in my body.

Post # 8
3871 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Yeah, my ob/gyn dr told me to start taking multi-vitamins. Which I haven’t done yet. Sealed

Post # 9
46413 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I just wanted to share this in case it gives you a laugh. When I saw the title of your post, my immediate thoughts were candlelight, music, sexy lingerie.!

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