Planning for pregnancy: Questions for your doctor

If you’re hoping to become pregnant, here are a few sample questions you might ask your doctor. When you schedule a pre-pregnancy checkup, take your list with you.

❏ What vaccines do I need?

❏ What type of vitamin supplement should I take?

❏ What is a healthy pre-pregnancy weight for me?

❏ What can I do to help make sure I’m eating a balanced diet? Are there foods or substances I should avoid?

❏ What type of exercise routine would you recommend for me?

❏ Could any of the following affect my pregnancy?

  • Medications or supplements I take
  • Chronic health conditions I have
  • My family medical history
  • My lifestyle or environmental risks

Add your own questions or notes:

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and not intended to be nor should be construed as medical or other advice. You should consult your own doctor and/or an appropriate professional to determine what may be right for you. Treatment options mentioned may not be covered by your benefit plan. Check your plan for specific coverage details.