Planning for a pregnancy is an exciting time. To improve your chances of success, both partners need to look after their health and live a healthy lifestyle. This includes quitting smoking, exercising regularly, ceasing or reducing alcohol consumption, maintaining a healthy weight and eating plenty of fresh food such as fruit, vegetables, salads, fish and lean meat. When both partners follow a healthy lifestyle, you increase your chance of fertility. Once you are pregnant it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle and eat well.