Planning for your family is an extremely exciting time. If you and your spouse have decided it’s time to start adding a little one to your family, we highly recommend preconception counseling. During this appointment, we review with you and your spouse anything that might affect fertility, how getting pregnant works, and any environmental problems that could affect the outcome of your pregnancy.
- Teratogenic implications: how any medications you’re taking could impact the baby and development
- Achieving a healthy weight: the importance of a healthy weight in keeping your pregnancy healthy
- Immunizations: getting you up-to-date on immunizations so you don’t contract any disease while pregnant
- Infectious disease management: treating any diseases that could impact your pregnancy or the process of getting pregnant