How should a man prepare for pregnancy?

Things for a man to consider when preparing for pregnancy include:

  • Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight – to help improve your fertility and overall health through a healthy varied diet and regular exercise
  • Learning about your family’s health history – this might help understand any genetic conditions that you might need to consider
  • Consider how you can reduce exposure to toxic substance such as synthetic chemicals, metals, fertilizer, bug spray, and cat or rodent faeces as these can impact fertility
  • Avoid alcohol and other substances including tobacco.
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