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Are You Ready to Have a Baby

Do you see pregnant women every time you turn around? Countless strollers dotting the sidewalk on your commute? Are you getting baby fever? If it’s time to start thinking about expanding your family, set yourself up for success! Deciding to have a baby is a life-changing event. You know it’s going to be expensive. New parents spend an average of $50 a week on formula, baby food and diapers and approximately $12,000 in expenses for the baby’s first year (based on a 2010 USDA report). So you set up a savings plan to prepare. What other steps should you take? Dr. Megan Evans, MD, MPH from Tufts Medical Center, suggests you work on these five things before trying to become pregnant.

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