PACT Prevention

Help Prevent Birth Defects

Plan ahead

  • Get 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day
  • See a healthcare provider regularly
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Avoid harmful substances

  • Avoid alcohol at any time during pregnancy
  • Avoid smoking cigarettes
  • Avoid any "street Drugs"
  • Prevent infections
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Choose a healthy lifestyle

  • Keep diabetes under control
  • Strive to reach and maintain a healthy weight.
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Talk with your healthcare provider

  • Taking any medications
  • Vaccinations (Shots)
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