If you have decided to expand their family, it is important to prepare for pregnancy in advance. Health of a child is largely determined by health of the mother, in which the child resides 9 months before birth. Considered best to begin preparing for pregnancy for 3 months in advance. Preparation process includes the following activities: – Healthy eating and regular exercise – Normalization of body weight – Termination active and passive smoking, and taking alcoholic beverages, – Visiting the doctor for the main survey – Vaccination against infections (hepatitis B, varicella, measles, rubella), if there is no immunity to them – Reception prenatal vitamins or folic acid to prevent defects in fetal development. A healthy diet involves a certain amount of calories to maintain normal weight, the correct ratio of nutrients substances (proteins, fats and carbohydrates) in the diet, adequate amounts of vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber for proper operation of the whole organism. Preferred aerobic exercise (track, swimming, cycling) and not less than 30 minutes three times a week. Excess body weight can adversely affect pregnancy and fetal development: increased risk of diabetes in pregnancy, hypertension, a large fetus. Determine whether Your weight is normal, you can use body mass index.
Calorie food can be calculated using the calorie calculator. When you visit the doctor held a general and gynecological examination and tests shall be appointed: general, biochemical blood and urine analysis for the general exclusion of chronic diseases, as well as testing for sexual infections (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia) and TORCH-infection. Folic acid is needed to prevent defects Development of fetal neural tube, as well as some congenital heart defects. It's enough to 400 mcg (0.0004 g) of folic acid per day. Once you have prepared for conception, it is necessary to implement it. The most favorable time is believed to be a 7-day period, which can be calculated if you have regular menstrual cycles. To do this, from the date of the alleged next period count the 20 days ago, and from that day is desirable to have a sexual intercourse in the day, every day during the week. After intercourse, remain in position on the back with a pillow under the buttocks planted no less than an hour to facilitate ingress of sperm into the cervix. Use proposed by the Council and your family will be healthy and happy baby.