Healthy babies start with healthy moms and dads. If you’re thinking about starting a family or adding to it there are some things you should be aware of. On 'Health Link,' we’ll examine what parents-to-be need to know to increase their chances of having a problem-free pregnancy and a healthy baby. We’ll share things you should do before you conceive to reduce birth defects and give your little one the best possible start.
Nicholas Kulbida, MD, FACOG
Dr. Nicholas Kulbida specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is the Chair of the Department of OB/GYN at Ellis Medicine and Medical Director of Bellevue Woman’s Care Center.
Karen A. Wendling
Karen A. Wendling, Northeastern New York Division Director of the March of Dimes
Andrew McCullough, MD
Dr. Andrew McCullough is an urologist with The Urological Institute of Northeastern New York and a Professor of Urology at Albany Medical College. Dr. McCullough is an internationally recognized expert in sexual health and has presented his research work in sexual dysfunction and male infertility at conferences throughout the world.
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Good Health Before Pregnancy: Preconception Care
- Reducing Your Risk of Birth Defects
- There several more FAQs available here on women’s health - (including pregnancy)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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