6. Stop smoking
Smoking is never a good idea in general, but its negative effects become even more pronounced when preparing for pregnancy.
Smoking causes a number of health problems that can affect fertility in both men and women. If you or your partner smoke, planning for a baby is a great reason for both of you to quit.
Smoking can cause a variety of health problems for women, such as difficulty getting pregnant and miscarriage.
In addition smoking has also been linked to premature birth, low birth weight, sudden infant death syndrome, and breathing problem in the first six months of life. If you need advice and support with quitting, speak to your healthcare professional