Preconception counselling

Garthwaite, Heather and Wilkes, Scott (2018) Preconception counselling. InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice, 12 (2). pp. 85-92. ISSN 1755-7399

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Abstract

A woman’s health in the preconception period is important to ensure a healthy pregnancy and to support the wellbeing of her child. Encouraging positive behaviour change can help to establish a balanced lifestyle for a woman and her family. The first half of this article will cover the initial assessment and general advice that applies to all women who are planning a pregnancy. The second half will explore the preconceptual management of long-term health conditions, and will describe the relevance of genetic risk assessment in pre-pregnancy counselling.

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Additional Information: ** From Crossref journal articles via Jisc Publications Router ** History: epub 19-12-2018; issued 19-12-2018.
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Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2021 15:40
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2021 15:40
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/12879
ORCID for Heather Garthwaite: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-2758-7967
ORCID for Scott Wilkes: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-2949-7711

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