Thinking of starting a family? Try this:
If you’re thinking of starting a family, you should prep your body so you are at your healthiest not only to carry a baby, but to conceive in the first place. It’s good to improve your health four to six months ahead of time, rather than say, “Okay, I’m pregnant. Now I’m going to eat healthy,” says Victoria Maizes, MD, author of Be Fruitful: The Essential Guide to Maximizing Fertility and Giving Birth to a Healthy Child, and executive director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.