Preconception care — the embryo of health promotion

  • Joyce Shorney
Part of the Midwifery Practice book series (MIPRA)


Preconception care or preparing for pregnancy is not a new phenomenon and should be considered as an essential part of health promotion. If human life is conceived in the best possible environment this can only assist in reducing perinatal, neonatal and maternal mortality and morbidity thus improving the potential good health of future generations.


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