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2. Start taking a prenatal vitamin – There’s lots of evidence that taking a prenatal vitamin with folic acid in it 1-3 months before conception decreases the risk of neural tube defects in babies, and now recent evidence indicates that prenatal vitamins also reduce the likelihood of delivering prematurely.
Like many new moms, Lauren, was enjoying being a mom to her 3 year old daughter, Alexa. She and her husband, Rob loved their little family and were both more than ready for number 2. She watched as more and more friends became pregnant again and wondered when it would happen again for her. It wasn’t as if she and Rob had any problem getting pregnant the first time, they had tried for 4 months when their home pregnancy test turned positive. (more…)