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Both of you are responsible for ensuring your pregnancy and labour are successful and your baby is born healthy. Your baby's health will also depend on the health of both her parents at the time of conception.
When you're pregnant you'll find yourself showered with wisdom, some of it commonsense but much of it bizarre and extraordinary.
Yes. Research in the past ten years has shown that sufficiently high levels of folic acid in the mother's blood at the time of conception and early pregnancy will help prevent neural tube defects such as spina bifida and hydrocephalus in babies.
What if I'm anaemic?
If you have anaemia it means your heart is overworked and this can affect your baby. If you are prone to anaemia tell your doctor. A blood test would reveal anaemia and it may be necessary to take iron supplements and increase your intake of iron rich foods.