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8 Things You Should Do Before You Get Pregnant

By Devan McGuinness |

If you are planning on trying to conceive now or in the near future, doing some pre-planning can help set you and your pregnancy up for the best start possible. While I understand not all pregnancies are planned, if you are in the position of trying to conceive, taking a few steps before you see the two pink lines is one of the best things you can do for your soon-to-be-pregnant self.

Since my husband and I decided to start trying for baby #4, I am doing all I can to increase fertility and increase our chances for a healthier pregnancy.

Click through for 8 things you should do before you get pregnant:

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Things You Should Do Before You Try to Conceive

Quit Smoking / Reduce Alcohol & Caffeine

Curb and/or kick your bad habits before pregnancy. It's better in the long run for you, your baby and your overall health. It will also help increase your chances of conceiving.
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Devan McGuinness

Devan McGuinness is the writer of the lifestyle blog Accustomed Chaos. 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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