Commit to healthy choices to try to prevent birth defects
1) Plan Ahead
-folic acid is a B vitamin. if women has enough folic acid in her body at least one month before and during pregnancy, it can help prevent major birth defects of developing brain and spine.
-Women can get folic acid from fortified food or supplements, or a combination of the two, in addition to a varied diet rich in folate
3) Choose a healthy lifestyle
-Poor control of diabetes during pregnancy increases the chances for birth defects and other problems for the pregnancy.
- It can also cause serious complications for the women, proper healthcare before and during the pregnancy can help prevent birth defects and other poor outcomes