If you are planning for a little one to join the family or already have one on the way, Folic Acid should be taken. KK Women's and Children's Hospital's (KKH) Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department explains why.

Health advice for mother and baby

To prepare for your baby, you have to keep healthy! It's important to eat healthy and have a balanced diet. On top of that, if you want to become pregnant, you should avoid high levels of stress as there is a complex interplay between high stress levels and the menstrual cycle. Here are some things you can do to prepare for your impending pregnancy.

  1. 1) Take folic acid
  2. 2) Get vaccinated
  3. 3) Avoid smoking
  4. 4) Avoid alcohol
  5. 5) Manage stress

Prepare for a healthy pregnancy by taking folic acid 3 months ahead

Folic Acid is something that all ladies should be taking if they are planning to conceive or are already pregnant in the first trimester.

Click here to find out more about the benefits of folic acid.

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