"Preconception Care" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Preconception Care" by people in Profiles.
Preconception cannabis use: An important but overlooked public health issue. Womens Health (Lond). 2022 Jan-Dec; 18:17455057221124071.
Healthy preconception and early-pregnancy lifestyle and risk of preterm birth: a prospective cohort study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 08 02; 114(2):813-821.
The Preconception Period analysis of Risks and Exposures Influencing health and Development (PrePARED) consortium. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2019 11; 33(6):490-502.
Preconception Carrier Screening by Genome Sequencing: Results from the Clinical Laboratory. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 06 07; 102(6):1078-1089.
Lessons Learned From A Study Of Genomics-Based Carrier Screening For Reproductive Decision Making. Health Aff (Millwood). 2018 05; 37(5):809-816.
Maternal and Infant Outcomes After Human Papillomavirus Vaccination in the Periconceptional Period or During Pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 09; 130(3):599-608.
Reasons for Declining Preconception Expanded Carrier Screening Using Genome Sequencing. J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct; 26(5):971-979.
Design of a randomized controlled trial for genomic carrier screening in healthy patients seeking preconception genetic testing. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 02; 53:100-105.
Prepare, a randomized trial to promote and evaluate weight loss among overweight and obese women planning pregnancy: Study design and rationale. Contemp Clin Trials. 2016 07; 49:174-80.
Effects of maternal folic acid supplementation on gene methylation and being small for gestational age. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2016 10; 29(5):643-51.