Before you decide to get pregnant, take the opportunity to visit your General Practitioner (GP).

Your GP can: 

  • talk with you about any health problems you or your partner may have
  • undertake a pre-pregnancy health check 
  • take your medical history to learn about any medical problems in your families
  • discuss your immunisation history and organise any pre-pregnancy immunisations
  • discuss lifestyle issues such as drug and alcohol use and your diet.

Organisations that specialise in this area of reproductive and/or sexual health

Where to get more information, support or advice

  • Contact your local doctor (GP)
  • Contact Family Planning Victoria's clinics

Disclaimer 

This website provides general information only. The suitability of such general information  varies  from   person  to   person,  depending  on individual circumstances.   You should seek specific medical or legal advice for your individual circumstances.

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Last updated: 5 June 2016

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