Getting Ready to Conceive

Many of us don’t put a whole lot of thought into conception, and when we think we are ready (or sometimes not) we get pregnant. However, it is a huge advantage to your own health and the health of the baby if you plan ahead to have your baby, so you can ensure that...

Preconception Health – Making a Good Home for Baby

When you are considering getting pregnant, your first step should be to assess your own health. Are you healthy enough to have a baby? This can save you and your baby a lot of trouble down the line. Certain conditions, such as obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure...

Fitness for Pregnancy before Conception

Fitness is very important when it comes to pregnancy, although women that are considering pregnancy need to walk a very fine line when it comes to fitness both before conception and after they have become pregnant. The first thing to realize is that overweight women...

Pregnancy before Conception: How Early is too Early?

In many ways, it seems as though pregnancy in the modern world is far more complicated than pregnancy used to be.  In the old days, pregnancy is romanticized as something that happened spontaneously and was celebrated when it came along.  Today though, women are urged...