Preparing for Pregnancy Initiative

Why Prepare for Pregnancy?

  1. Readies your body and mind for pregnancy

  2. Healthy lifestyles are linked to improved fertility

  3. Healthy lifestyles are linked to positive pregnancy outcomes

  4. Leads to improved health for parents and children

  5. Nutrition and fertility are linked for men and women

“Parenting begins the moment you make any conscious effort to care for your own health in preparation for enhancing your child’s conception.” Carista Luminare-Rosen

Making a choice to lay the foundation for a healthy pregnancy and future child is a conscious one that prepares your body and mind several months before attempting to conceive.

 

With the Preparing for Pregnancy challenge you will learn to:

  • Evaluate your overall lifestyle and make changes to enhance fertility and health

  • Consume healthy foods and beverages and take supplements to support fertility

  • Work with your healthcare team to manage your health and medical conditions

  • Minimize your exposure to environmental toxins and chemicals

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antoine De Saint-Exupery

CW_Preparing_for_Pregnancy_Stork_Icon.png

Learn

1. Click here to access and print the "Passport" as a guide to your Virtual Exhibit.

 

2. Click here for the Preparing for Pregnancy Virtual Exhibit and learn why and how to prepare your body and mind for pregnancy.

Take Action

1. Click here to access and print the Preparing for Pregnancy Challenge.

 

2. Record the days you acted on lifestyle, nutrition, medical and environmental considerations on the Preparing for Pregnancy Challenge Sheet 

Access Support

1. Click here to view articles, videos, tools, and inspiration to succeed in the Preparing for Pregnancy Challenge.

 

2. Access these support resources on the employee well-being portal.

 Copyright © 2022 ConnectWell - Integrating Wellness into Life®