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) Take folic acid
- 2) Get vaccinated
- 3) Avoid smoking
- 4) Avoid alcohol
- 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.