It is a good idea for husbands/ partners to attend a preconception appointment with a Healthcare Professional. This will enable them to talk through any family history of medical conditions at this appointment. Ways to support your fertility through diet and lifestyle changes (if any are needed) can also be discussed and requires the input and commitment of both parents-to-be.
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