The Clinical Content of Preconception Care Article

Publication/Fact Sheet
Preconception Health
Last Reviewed
American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

This article describes the clinical components of preconception care. In 2005, Select Panel on Preconception Care implementation workgroups addressed clinical, public health, consumer, policy and finance, and research and surveillance issues to develop strategies for implementation of CDC recommendations on preconception health and health care. This article also outlines the methodology and results of this work.