Before Your Baby is Born
Taking care of a baby's health begins before he or she is born. In addition to eating right, exercising and getting plenty of rest, there are things you can do to have a healthy pregnancy.
The Centers for Disease Control Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (DBDD) recommends five things you can do before getting pregnant to reduce your risk of having a baby with a birth defect. Follow these guidelines if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant:
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