Show Your Love is a national campaign designed to improve the health of women and babies by promoting preconception health and healthcare. The Campaign’s main goal is to increase the proportion of women who plan their pregnancies and engage in healthy behaviors before becoming pregnant.
What is preconception health?
Preconception health is a woman’s health during the years she can have a child. If you are planning to have a baby, your health prior to pregnancy can have a big affect on the health of your baby.
What can you do?
Whether you are planning a pregnancy or not, show your love and take care of your health. Choose healthy behaviors:
Go for your annual well-woman visit. Get up-to-date on shots. Get screened and tested for medical conditions. If you have chronic diseases, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, learn how to manage them and get them under control.
Maintain a healthy weight. Eat a healthy diet and get exercise on a regular basis. Take folic acid every day (400mcg).
Complete a checklist. Show Your Love! Steps to a healther you…:
Visit the Show Your Love Today website for more information.