(PRWEB) August 29, 2013
Each year, millions of couples will actively try to conceive a baby, with many hopeful parents planning and preparing for the event. Preconception wellness experts like Amy Ogle, M.S., R.D., co-author of Before Your Pregnancy: A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception (Revised Edition), recommend couples prepare at least three months before they begin trying to conceive. Yet, women are typically the sole “preppers,” says Ogle, despite the fact that men play an equal part in making babies.
Preparing to have a baby should be a labor of love for the father-to-be and mother-to-be alike. “Most men don’t realize that the best gift they can give their future son or daughter is making themselves as healthy as possible prior to trying to conceive,” says Ogle, who is also a registered dietitian. This includes making dietary and lifestyle changes, as well as consulting a physician when considering a dietary supplement, such as ProXeed