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So you're thinking about becoming pregnant! This is one of the most important and wonderful decisions you could make. But before you begin to knit those booties, keep in mind there are steps you can take before you become pregnant to help give your baby a healthy start.

Toxoplasma is a foodborne risk that can have an effect on your baby even before conception! This section tells you how this can happen and outlines the steps you need to take to protect your unborn baby if you become pregnant.

Another way to give your little one a good start is to follow this Dietary Advice for Moms-to-Be.

It's Positive! Once you conceive, be sure to check out While You're Pregnant. You'll learn about specific food safety issues you should be aware of throughout your pregnancy!

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