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7 Ways I Prepare for Pregnancy Before Trying to Conceive & Why I Have to Plan Ahead

By Devan McGuinness |

It has been a long year of baby fever for me and it is not getting any easier. Well, that’s not true — because I have managed, in that one year, to get my husband on board with trying for baby #4 and we are now in the process of actively trying to add another member to our family.

If you have been following any of our story, you will know that while typically getting pregnant is not an issue for us, but staying pregnant is. We have a long history of heartache and health issues with pregnancy, but know in our hearts that we are missing someone in our family (& we’ve explored that it is not only the children we no longer have with us) and have decided to try to expand our happy family.

With all my health concerns when it comes to pregnancy we have to go the route of actively trying and not just let things happen. We have a list of things we have to have lined up to ensure a healthy start and a strong pregnancy.

Click through for the ways that we have to prepare before trying to conceive & our reasons for doing so:

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Preparing for Trying to Conceive

Get 'OK' From Doctor

Our first step before we start trying to conceive is to get all my doctors on board. This way they can get me on their patient list for when the test is positive and they help me with the prescriptions I need as soon as possible.
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:: Do you have to / choose to pre-plan your pregnancies, as much as you can?::

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Devan McGuinness

Devan McGuinness is the writer of the lifestyle website byDevan. After surviving 12 miscarriages, Devan founded Unspoken Grief, a resource and support site for perinatal and neonatal loss. Read bio and latest posts → Read Devan's latest posts →

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