What can I do to promote a healthy pregnancy?
Once you're pregnant, early and regular prenatal care is important to keep yourself and your developing infant healthy.
During your first prenatal visit, your health care provider may talk to you about the following ways to help have a healthy pregnancy: 1
Begin or continue to get at least 400 micrograms of folic acid by taking vitamin supplements every day to reduce your child's risk of neural tube defects . In the United States, enriched grain products such as bread, cereal, pasta, and other grain-based foods are fortified with folic acid…