If there’s a baby in your future, it’s important to plan for it. The choices you make before pregnancy can affect your baby’s health – as well as your own. Find out what you can do now for a healthy start in your future pregnancy. The Health Before Pregnancy: Take the Time to Ask These Nine section of our website provides information on nine important health topics you should consider before becoming pregnant. Please read and learn about these important health questions and discuss them with your health care provider before becoming pregnant.