"Each man, woman, and couple should be encouraged to have a reproductive life plan."
-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Becoming a Parent: Reproductive Life Plan

The following Reproductive Life Plan describes seven basic steps you can take if you have made the decision to become a parent. Following these will help you plan and prepare for a healthy pregnancy and can increase your confidence and sense of control as you approach this exciting phase of your life.


An online Preconception Checklist is coming soon. It is designed to identify risk factors that may affect your personal health, pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. Both you and your partner should complete one of these forms and share them with your health care provider(s).


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