Step 1

Aim to be a healthy weight when you're starting a family

When you’re a healthy weight it’s easier to get pregnant and better for your baby.

It helps you avoid complications like high blood pressure, and you are more likely to have a normal birth. Your baby is more likely to be born a healthy weight too.

How do I know if I’m a healthy weight?

You can use the NHS Wales weight calculator to find out if you’re the right weight for your height. All you have to do is enter your height and weight.