Pre-conception Care is simply planning for a healthy pregnancy. Both future parents detoxing and cleansing their bodies in preparation for the healthiest and happiest pregnancy. It is important that the male partner is included as he contributes 50% of the genetic information for the developing baby.
Nutritional status is vital at this point, you must have optimal levels before conception is achieved as the initial cell multiplication happens instantly and deficiencies now may cause problems such as neural tube defects later.
It’s best started 4 months in advance.
Advantages of preconception care:
- Easier conception
- Improves chances of a healthy uncomplicated pregnancy
- Produces a healthier baby
- Easier recovery post birth