Preconception Health

This resource from the CDC defines and discusses the importance of preconception health. It features a link to 10 important steps and considerations for women planning to become pregnant. Another link for women not planning a pregnancy discusses 10 healthy habits of benefit should she become pregnant in the future, or even if she decides not to have children. A third link provides similar guidance for men with 10 recommendations for healthy living.

CDC, 2018

Evidence Rating: III

Cost: Free

Additional Info:


Partner Involvement Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning

Perinatal Periods:


Resource types:

Tools and informational materials for participants

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