The goal of every pregnant woman and her doctor is the birth of a healthy baby. It is advisable and recommended to visit your doctor before your are pregnant. The doctor will do your routine check-up. The tests include Pap smear and check for diabetes and thyroid imbalance. You should discuss regarding any family history of inherited problems, any past medical problems which may be important while planning pregnancy. The doctor will advise you on changes in nutrition intake and lifestyle when you are planning a baby.