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You will get a call within 12 Hrs from the time of Booking. *T&C – Free home sample collection is not available on specific tests. Pediatric home sample collection ( kids below 10 years age ) is available at specific cities only

Plan Your Pregnancy

Creating a healthy environment for your baby is important not only after he or she is born, but even before conception. The process starts right from the moment you decide that you want to get pregnant. Then starts the period of getting your body ready for a healthy pregnancy and delivery, so as to increase the chances of having a healthy baby. Three months before the pregnancy is the right time to make lifestyle changes to help with fertility and to reduce problems during pregnancy.

The following are some steps to be considered as a part of pregnancy planning:

  1. This is the time to go for genetic counselling to deal with any family history of inherited diseases.
  2. Medical conditions should be treated and kept under control before trying to become pregnant: for example, diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, thyroid disease, seizure disorders, arthritis, chronic diseases, etc.
  3. Lifestyle changes such as giving up smoking, avoid drinking and drug use are highly recommended for the baby to be healthy.
  4. If you’re taking some prescribed or over-the-counter medication, discuss it with your doctor to decide if they’re actually necessary. Otherwise, certain medications can cause serious birth defects.
  5. Keep track of any vaccinations (As recommended by your clinician) that are to be taken before becoming pregnant or during pregnancy. It is important if you want your baby to be born without lifelong health problems.
  6. Reach a healthy weight so as to avoid complications during pregnancy. Being overweight as well as underweight paves the way for health risks. Get your daily dose of exercise.
  7. Make dietary changes not just for the short-term plan, but as a part of a long-term healthy lifestyle. Some tips are:
  1. Make healthier food choices and eat fresh. Avoid high-fat diets as well as weight-loss diets.
  2. Limit sugar intake.
  • Though no drastic changes are observed, caffeine is best kept under a 200 mg per day limit. 

Once you have mentally prepared yourself to go ahead and get pregnant, you will stop using birth control pills and will automatically schedule intercourse according to the most fertile time of the month. This is usually within a day or so of ovulation. Also, keep an eye out for symptoms of pregnancy like implantation bleeding, and keep exposure to toxic substances to a minimum.

Apart from taking these steps by yourself, or with your partner’s help, make sure to follow everything your doctor says with regard to nutrition intake, weight, medication, etc. If you have been trying to get pregnant regularly for about a year and still not successful, consult a fertility specialist. If you’re over 35, don’t wait beyond 6 months.

It is absolutely normal for expectant or at least, hopeful couples to be a little worried about pregnancy. It is normal, and a good sign, in fact, if you’re anxious to make sure that your baby arrives healthy and safe into the world. So take every extra mile that you can to turn this expectation into reality. During this time, for all lab test requirements you can opt the most trusted and renowned diagnostic centre like Apollo Diagnostics.

Book Your Test

* T & C

You will get a call within 12 Hrs from the time of Booking. *T&C – Free home sample collection is not available on specific tests. Pediatric home sample collection ( kids below 10 years age ) is available at specific cities only

Patient Testimonials

“Excellence of Apollo Diagnostics is already a recognized fact across India. Adding more strength to their reputation is their caring nature and supportive attitude. I’ll always prefer to take their services than selecting mediocre quality making any compromise with my health.”

Mr. Shahul Hameed, Chennai

Mrs. Turni, Kolkata

“The way Apollo Diagnostics kept me at ease during the sample collection process, the way they supported me to be at my convenience and confidence is really something I’ll always remember. They were also flawless in maintaining the hygiene. Hats off to them!”

Mr. Laxmi Kantham, Hyderabad

“Awesome is probably the one word to express my views about Apollo Diagnostics. Efficiency, punctuality, compassion, sincerity…I’ll give high marks to them in all of these. Great going, Apollo!”

Shivaraj Kadam, Pune

“Thanks for the seamless service. Based on my experience I can assure that, be it quality or punctuality, Apollo Diagnostics is one name to trust and depend on.”

Mr. Thomas, Mysuru

“Excellent sense of timing! The technician arrived right on time. He was really well-trained, in terms of his skill and manner, as well. Apollo Diagnostics is doing a great job.”

Subbalakshmi, Vizag

“Appreciate the quality of service that I’ve received from Apollo Diagnostics. Their competence, caring nature, sincerity, valuing customer’s time – all these together have shaped them as the most trusted diagnostic service provider in the country.
Keep up the good work!

Mrs. Pravati Dash, Bengaluru

“My mother needed a blood test, but was unable to walk due to pain in her leg. A Phlebotomist from Apollo Diagnostics came home and collected the sample. I was informed, via SMS, that the report could be collected from any of the 3 centres in Dibrugarh, downloaded online or even delivered home for a nominal fee. Although the rates were reasonable, my mother also received a senior citizens discount too! This saved my time, money & energy. My aachhe din really seemed to have arrived! Thank you Apollo Diagnostics and hats off for displaying true professionalism.”

Mr. Alokk Kar Dowerah, Dibrugarh

“Whenever I need to have a blood sample collected from home, I ask for Vasu. He is punctual, courteous and so skilled I hardly feel any pain when he draws the sample. Plus, I truly appreciate how quickly the reports are delivered. Thanks Apollo!”

Mr. Sukumar, Film director, Sriram Nagar, Hyderabad

“Their accurate understanding of customer’s needs is one thing that set them apart and ahead of all others. As a result, it becomes easier for them to deliver the right service, that with their matchless efficiency and care to ensure less pain and easily accomplished sample collection. Apollo Diagnostics is simply doing an amazing job!”

Soundarya Abhirami, Hyderabad

“The overall service standard of Apollo Diagnostics is admirably high. The technician was punctual and well-behaved, and has the genuine skill to collect the test sample without troubling the customer. These are probably some of the major reasons for them to be the best in India.”

Mrs. Lakshmi, Chennai

“The most crucial factor with Apollo Diagnostics is that they always train their Phlebotomists so well that the team consistently remains efficient and punctual and we receive a premium quality diagnostic service. Good job. Keep it up.”

Mr. Amit Kumar Patil, Bengaluru