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What to Do When You're Trying to Conceive

Trying to Conceive? Here Are 5 Healthy Lifestyle Choices to Adopt

What to Do When You're Trying to Conceive
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So, you've decided to try to make a baby. Congratulations! This is big. Whether the hope is to conceive stat or a year from now, there are smart lifestyle choices that you can put into play right away to help prime your body for a baby.

While the obvious "healthy lifestyle" moves like adopting a well-balanced diet and drinking plenty of water are always beneficial, for a more detailed review of best practices when trying to conceive, we turned to the experts at The Mayo Clinic and the American Pregnancy Association. Read on for five easy choices to adopt to help optimize your fertility, your own health, and that of your future baby.