• Not ready to start trying?

    For both men and women, planning to not have a baby takes some healthy thinking too—especially with 40% of pregnancies unplanned.

  • Birth Control

    Considering the number of pregnancies that are unplanned, a birth control plan could be your most important plan.

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  • STIs & Safer Sex Practices

    If you’re sexually active, do the right thing for your health and your partner’s health: practice safer sex and get tested for STIs.

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  • Folic Acid

    Even though you are not planning a pregnancy right now, any woman who could become pregnant needs to take a daily multivitamin with folic acid in it.

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  • Age & Fertility

    Even if you’re not thinking about having a baby now, it pays to know how age can affect fertility and having a healthy baby.

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  • Healthy Mind & Body

    Almost everything to do with your mental and physical health now can impact your health and well-being in the future. A smart plan starts with planning to be healthy now.

    Abuse Adverse Personal Experiences Food and Nutrition Healthy Relationships Healthy Weight Mental Health and Stress Environmental Risks Immunization Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Travel Safety
  • Alcohol, Tobacco & Cannabis

    Some things are unhealthy whether trying to make a baby or not.

    Alcohol Tobacco Cannabis
  • Medicine & Drugs

    Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medicine, herbal products, and vitamin and mineral supplements can help people maintain or improve their health. However, drug abuse or misuse can cause serious health problems, addiction and even death.

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  • Reproductive Life Plan

    A reproductive life plan can help to identify goals around having children – or not having children – in the future.

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