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Health in pregnancy and the early years

Planning a pregnancy

If you're trying for a baby, there are a number of things to consider to improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy.

The NHS has information on:

Trying for a baby
Advice about planning a pregnancy and how to tell if you're pregnant.

How to increase your chances of getting pregnant
Including information on healthy weight, alcohol and smoking.

Preconception care
How you and your partner can assess your health before you start trying for a baby.

You can also try out Tommy's planning for pregnancy tool. This will tell you all you need to know about how to improve the health of your future pregnancy and child/ren.