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Preconception care

  • Greta Curtis
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Part of the Midwifery Practice book series (MIPRA)

Abstract

The philosophy of preconception care is to increase the public’s awareness of the importance of improving the health of both partners prior to a pregnancy. Preconception care is their mental and physical preparation for childbearing and is advocated as an approach to improve pregnancy outcomes (Jack & Culpepper 1990).

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