Make a PACT for Prevention!
Commit to Healthy Choices to help Prevent Birth Defects
- Get 400 micro grams of folic acid every day.
Avoid harmful substances.
- Avoid alcohol at any time during pregnancy.
Choose a healthy lifestyle.
- Keep diabetes under control
Talk with your healthcare provider.
- Talk to a healthcare provider about taking any medications.
Pregnancy is an exciting time, but it also can be stressful. Knowing that you are doing all that you can to get ready for pregnancy, staying healthy during pregnancy, and giving your baby a healthy start in life will help you to have peace of mind.