6 Pre-pregnancy Checkup

Pre-conception / Inter-conception Care
Training Curriculum 2


6 Pre-pregnancy Checkup

Objective

Offer one pre-pregnancy visit for individuals planning pregnancy, as a component of obstetric care.

Action Steps

  • Review and revise existing professional guidelines to develop the recommended content and approach for such a visit.
  • Recommend modification in payment regulations to permit payment for a pre-pregnancy visit.
  • Educate women and couples regarding the value and availability of pre-pregnancy planning visits.