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Planning ahead makes a lot of sense!
Improving health status before becoming pregnant has its advantages:
Directions: Find your weight on the bottom of the graph. Go straight up from that point until you come to the line that matches your height. Then look to find your weight group.
Source: Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. (2000). This article has been reviewed by Becky Hand, Licensed and Registered Dietician