Recommendations for preconception care.

  title={Recommendations for preconception care.},
  author={Michael C Lu},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={76 3},
Every woman of reproductive age who is capable of becoming pregnant is a candidate for preconception care, regardless of whether she is planning to conceive. Preconception care is aimed at identifying and modifying biomedical, behavioral, and social risks through preventive and management interventions. Key components include risk assessment, health promotion, and medical and psychosocial interventions. Patients should formulate a reproductive life plan that outlines personal goals about… CONTINUE READING