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Health Before Pregnancy Makes a Difference

Healthy Eating

For both men and women, healthy eating can make a difference to your own health and to the health of the baby in your future.  It’s never too early to eat well for a healthy baby.

Healthy eating can help you:Healthy Eating

  • build healthier sperm and eggs
  • better the odds of getting pregnant in the first place
  • get the nutrients needed for good health
  • have stronger muscles and bones
  • have more energy
  • have a healthy body weight
  • look and feel better

Healthy eating habits include:

Eating a variety of foods and enough daily servings as outlined in Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide.

Remember that taking a multivitamin-mineral supplement does not replace the need for eating a well balanced diet.

Wondering if you are on the right track?

Healthy EatingHealthy eating before pregnancy gives an unborn baby a great start right from day one.

For women of childbearing age who could become pregnant, whether planned or not… learn about the importance of: