Preconception and prenatal care--useful tools for providers of women's health.

@article{Landeen2015PreconceptionAP,
  title={Preconception and prenatal care--useful tools for providers of women's health.},
  author={Laurie B Landeen and Rebecka Bogue and Margaret J Schuneman},
  journal={South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={Spec No},
  pages={36-43}
}
Health care providers have a unique opportunity to change the behaviors of their patients. Preconception and prenatal care allow for interventions to abate risky behaviors that can affect not only the woman but also her developing fetus. If we can assist the reproductive age woman in modifying her high-risk activities, there will be improved birth outcomes… CONTINUE READING