CDC recommends precautions for women and their partners thinking about pregnancy. Consider avoiding nonessential travel to areas with Zika if you are thinking about having a baby in the near future.
If you must travel, talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider first and take steps to plan for travel. If your partner travels to an area with Zika, protect yourself from getting Zika during sex.
If you aren’t pregnant, but you’re thinking about having a baby, here’s what you can do
Women and their partners who are thinking about pregnancy should talk with their doctor or healthcare provider about
Decisions about pregnancy planning are personal and complex, and the circumstances for women and their partners will vary. Women and their partners should discuss pregnancy planning with a trusted doctor or healthcare provider. As part of counseling with healthcare providers, some women and their partners living in areas with active Zika virus transmission might decide to delay pregnancy.