Trying for a baby
As well as improving your chance of conceiving, reaching a healthy weight can help you have a happier pregnancy and a healthier baby. In this section you'll find out more about healthy eating, keeping active and the importance of support..
Reaching a healthy weight
As well as improving your chances of conceiving, reaching a healthy weight can help you have a healthier pregnancy and baby.
A balanced diet should provide all the nutrients you need. It is advised, though, to take a folic acid supplement when trying for a baby.
A healthy, balanced diet is good for us at any time in our lives and it’s even more essential if you’re trying for a baby or you’re already expecting.
Getting and keeping active is good for your health, can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight and can also help reduce stress.
The recommendation for health is to be active for at least 30 minutes, five times a week.
If you’re trying to lose weight, accessing support can make it that much easier.
There are many factors which can affect your fertility, but you can make some lifestyle changes that may improve your chances of conceiving.