Similar Questions with Answers
Question: What tests do I need to take before I start planning for a baby?
Answer: Eat healthy food , and follow healthy lifestyle, itals all good to go. Start taking folic avid tablet atleast a month in advance before you plan as it will increase fertility
Question: What all tests are necessary before planning for pregnancy?
Answer: hi dear , normally the pre pregnancy tests would involve some blood work and even gynaec related examination to rule out some illness or infections etc. Normally the doctor suggests a battery of tests like Heamoglobin , Vit D , Rubella , Varicella , Rh factor , TB , Hepatatis B , checking on thyroid and even STD related tests. These are precautionary tests done to asses the condition and its best to consult the doctor and then as per the guidance do the tests suggested .
Question: Do we need to go for a pre conception tests before TTC? What are the tests that need to be done mandatorily?
Answer: Hi dear,
To conceive make sure following tests are done:
1- TSH needs to be below 3 for conception
2- blood sugar levels are in range
3-blood pressure is optimal
4- if you have any period irregularities,check with any PCOD or endometriosis issues
5- BMI body mass index should be between 18-25
6- blood group of yours and husband
7- genetic disorders
8- iron level is above 11
Apart from that,you need to start taking folic acid supplement prior to conception. Healthy lifestyle,including diet and exercise needs to be started .