Make a PACT for Prevention

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Title: Making Healthy Choices To Help Prevent Birth Defects – Make a PACT for Prevention

Plan Ahead
Get as healthy as you can before you get pregnant

Avoid Harmful Substances
Avoid smoking
Avoid drinking alcohol
Be careful with harmful exposures at work and home

Choose a Healthy Lifestyle
Eat a healthy diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low fat dairy, and lean proteins
Be physically active
Work to get medical conditions like diabetes under control

Talk to Your Healthcare Provider
Get a medical checkup
Discuss all medications, both prescription and over-the-counter
Talk about your family history

Make a PACT to get healthy before and during pregnancy can help you have a healthy baby.

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