Preconception health and health care focuses on taking steps now to protect the health of a baby in the future. However, preconception health is important for all women and men, whether or not they plan to have a baby one day.
Too many babies in the United States are born preterm, of low birth weight, or with birth defects. Improving the health of women of childbearing age, before they conceive, is essential to changing these trends.
Show Your Love is a national campaign designed to improve the health of women and babies by promoting preconception health and healthcare.
Thinking about your goals for having or not having children and how to achieve those goals is called a reproductive life plan. Learn how to make a reproductive life plan today!
- Page last reviewed: October 28, 2016
- Page last updated: October 28, 2016
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