Your health before pregnancy

 
If you plan to become pregnant someday, your health before and between pregnancies is important for your baby's health too.
 
Plan your pregnancy
Healthy diet
Healthy lifestyle choices
  • Don’t drink alcohol if you might become pregnant or if you’re trying to become pregnant.
  • Any amount of alcohol can harm an unborn child.
  • Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is 100 percent preventable if a woman doesn’t drink alcohol while pregnant.
  • Alcohol passes through breast milk.
  • Don't use drugs. Call 1-800-CHILDREN for help quitting.
  • Use condoms to prevent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). 
Resources
Your mental health
Talk to your doctor