If you are considering getting pregnant, we highly recommends that you make a preconception counseling appointment. This appointment will involve reviewing your medical history, your family’s medical history, an exam, and possibly blood work. He will discuss how to discontinue your current birth control, and how to improve your chances of achieving a pregnancy. Any questions you have concerning getting pregnant or being pregnant can be answered at this time. You will also be started on prenatal vitamins and folic acid and counseled on what medications and substances to avoid while trying to conceive.