MothersBabies Newsletter:
The Critical Importance of Pre-Pregnancy Care

01/08/2022

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Healthy mums and dads make healthy babies.

But, when should you start ‘getting healthy’ if you want to have a baby?
Do you wait until you see the two red lines appear on the pregnancy to kick yourself into gear, quitting the booze and eating more greens?
Or is there more we should be doing?

Science says there’s a better way!

Pre-pregnancy care is generally underrepresented in health care, but it can make a huge difference to a successful conception, pregnancy outcomes, and the future health of your baby…right into their own adulthood!

Your health can even impact your grandchildren’s health, which offers a pretty compelling argument for an increased focus on pre-pregnancy care.

In this newsletter you can read:

  • Read an article by nutritionist Clare Carrick, outlining why pre-pregnancy care is so important, how the microbiome is linked, and when pre-pregnancy care should start.
  • Read an article from The Lancet about nutrition and lifestyle in the pre-pregnancy period, and its importance for future health.
  • Watch Nutritionist Brittany Darling give her advice on where to start, diet-wise, when you’re planning for a baby.
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The information in this newsletter is provided for general educational purposes only.

Statements or opinions expressed in the newsletter should not be taken as fact, but as opinion on the current state of evidence based science. The content is not (and should not be taken to be) medical advice or an endorsement, or recommendation, of any specific product or treatment.

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