Help Prevent Birth Defects
- Get 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day
- See a healthcare provider regularly
Avoid harmful substances
- Avoid alcohol at any time during pregnancy
- Avoid smoking cigarettes
- Avoid any "street Drugs"
- Prevent infections
Choose a healthy lifestyle
- Keep diabetes under control
- Strive to reach and maintain a healthy weight.
Talk with your healthcare provider
- Taking any medications
- Vaccinations (Shots)