Posted by: J | 2009/10/09

Getting body ready for preg

My husband and I are planning a pregnancy. With my first pregnancy everything went according to plan. I kept record of my ovulation period and body temp and got pregnant with the first try. Hopefully this will happen again. With the first pregnancy I didn' t really prepare my body and only started taking vitamins after I fell pregnant.
Because timing is very important to us for this pregnancy I want to get my body as ready as possible to improve our chances.
I know I have a shortage of iron and I' m not taking anything for that. With the first pregnancy I started using Chellapreg and got extremely sick and then used a no name pharmacy brand. What other vitamins can I use this time. Is there something on the market that I can use to improve my chances of getting pregnant.
I have another question regarding my weight and excercise. I gained about 2 or 3 kilos this past few months. Should I try and lose those kilos or will the excercising effect my ability to get pregnant? I' m 27 years old, 1.56m and 58 kilos.

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Our expert says:
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Folate is the most important thing to take. There is no way of guaranteeing that you will fall pregnant at your first try.
Exercising and losing 2-3 kg will not affect your falling pregnant.

Best wishes

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