Oct 15, 2013 - Given that nearly one-half of pregnancies are unintended, preconception care should be considered an integral part of primary care for women of reproductive age. Common issues in preconception care include family planning, achieving a healthy body weight, screening and treatment for ...
American Family Physician : Article
May 15, 2017 - The USPSTF recommends that all women who are planning or capable of pregnancy take a daily supplement containing 0.4 to 0.8 mg (400 to 800 μg) of folic acid.
American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Jun 1, 2014 - A range of prevention strategies can reduce the risk of postpartum depression, but more study is needed to determine which interventions are most effective.
American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians
Jul 1, 2004 - Case study: BS, a 26-year-old woman in her second trimester of pregnancy, comes to your office for routine prenatal care. She expresses concern because one of her relatives has told her that she should not breastfeed. You want to recommend breastfeeding and wonder how to counsel her.
American Family Physician : Putting Prevention into Practice