Being healthy before pregnancy will benefit both you and your future baby.
Learn about changes—big and small—that you can do now to support your health and the health of a future baby. Plan to be healthy.
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Folic acid is needed even before you know that you’re pregnant. So, if you’re trying or thinking of trying, take a daily multivitamin with folic acid in it now.View More
Healthy Mind & Body
A healthy mind and body now means a healthier pregnancy and baby in the future. Plan to be healthy.Abuse Adverse Personal Experiences Food and Nutrition Healthy Relationships Immunization Mental Health and Stress Physical Activity Sedentary Behaviour Travel Safety COVID-19
Medicine & Supplements
Medicines, herbal products and supplements are more complex than you may think. Taking the safe and recommended approach to these products is especially important when trying to become pregnant.View More
Drug use can cause very serious life-long health problems for you and a developing baby. Get help to quit.View More
Age can affect fertility for both men and women. No matter your age, you can benefit from a reproductive life plan (pdf). Start now.View More
Healthy weights are more likely to support a healthy pregnancy—and even conceiving in the first place.View More
From chemicals to the workplace to the temperature: your environment impacts your health – reproductive and otherwise. Protect yourself, and your future baby.Chemicals Food Handling Heat Occupational Hazards
Seeing an Expert
Your health care provider can help you plan for the healthiest pregnancy. Talk to your health care provider about the steps that you can take to increase your chances of being healthy and having a healthy baby. Ask an expert for more information if you have any questionsAlready Pregnant Dental Health Fertility Genetic Risk Health and Family History Pre existing Conditions STIs and Safer Sex Practices
Reproductive Life Plan
A reproductive life plan can help identify goals around having children – or not having children – in the future.View More