Planning to have a baby is often focused on the baby, but your health is the most important factor in that. There are some things you need to do now so you’re well prepared when the time comes. Before you become pregnant you want to be sure that your mind, body, and environment give you the best chance at having a healthy pregnancy. Some things to think about are taking a daily folic acid supplement, eating nutritious meals, getting regular exercise, avoiding alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, getting plenty of sleep, avoiding toxins and certain medications, achieving a healthy weight, managing any chronic diseases such as diabetes or depression, and being sure that your relationships are able to withstand the added stress that pregnancy and childrearing will involve. If that sounds like a lot, it is! But just know that doing many things at once is good preparation for that beautiful bundle of joy you'll be chasing around the playground in a few years! The video and resources below that will help you in the first of many attempts to "multi-task".