Pre-Pregnancy Planning

Pre-Pregnancy Planning/Fertility Advice refers to the process of ensuring the optimal health of a couple prior to conception and pregnancy.

This can also have a significant effect on the health of your baby. Your GP can assist with detecting relevant health problems, offer advice about improving health and lifestyle and determine if any medication changes are needed.

We can also offer fertility advice if you have been trying to conceive without success.

Pre-pregnancy Planning Appointment

Areas that may be covered during a Pre-Pregnancy Counselling appointment:

  • Medical history
  • Medical examination (blood pressure, weight)
  • Previous pregnancies
  • Family history / Genetics
  • Vaccinations
  • Medications
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Supplements
  • Smoking, drugs and alcohol
  • Lifestyle
  • Employment / Environment

Already pregnant? Visit our Antenatal and Shared Care page.